human rights is one of the cornerstones for creating a better world. While the
oppressed people of the world can advocate for their rights, animals cannot. And
while most people recognize the importance of human rights for all, some don't
think about the rights of the other living creatures in the world. For this reason,
many who wish for a better world feel a special obligation to help protect animals
from cruel and inhumane treatment they sometimes receive in the food and clothing
industries and medical research field.
Animal Day, on October 4, is a time to celebrate and appreciate our relationship
with the animals that share our planet and the ways in which they enrich our lives.
It is also an important opportunity to speak out to ensure the humane treatment
of farm animals and to advocate for protection of the habitats that are home to
Farm Animals Day is observed on October 2 as another day to mobilize around
the humane treatment of farm animals, and Vegetarian
Day on October 1 is a chance to educate our communities about the benefits
provided by an animal-free diet.