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World Social Work Day celebrations in Zimbabwe: An opportunity to promote social justice

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Abstract


  • Social Work Day was instituted by social workers at the United Nations (UN) in 1983 and is celebrated in March each year to recognise social work’s achievements, share its vision for a just society and foster international solidarity. Subsequently embraced as World Social Work Day (WSWD) by the profession’s international organisations and their affiliates worldwide, Zimbabwe celebrated its first WSWD in 2012 at Bindura, a small rural university near Harare, to raise social work’s profile in Zimbabwe. This article describes these events.

Publication Date


  • 2016

Citation


  • Mugumbate, J. (2016). World Social Work Day celebrations in Zimbabwe: An opportunity to promote social justice. International Social Work, 59 (4), 452-458.

Scopus Eid


  • 2-s2.0-84976497942

Ro Full-text Url


  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=4267&context=sspapers

Ro Metadata Url


  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/sspapers/3261

Number Of Pages


  • 6

Start Page


  • 452

End Page


  • 458

Volume


  • 59

Issue


  • 4

Place Of Publication


  • United Kingdom

Abstract


  • Social Work Day was instituted by social workers at the United Nations (UN) in 1983 and is celebrated in March each year to recognise social work’s achievements, share its vision for a just society and foster international solidarity. Subsequently embraced as World Social Work Day (WSWD) by the profession’s international organisations and their affiliates worldwide, Zimbabwe celebrated its first WSWD in 2012 at Bindura, a small rural university near Harare, to raise social work’s profile in Zimbabwe. This article describes these events.

Publication Date


  • 2016

Citation


  • Mugumbate, J. (2016). World Social Work Day celebrations in Zimbabwe: An opportunity to promote social justice. International Social Work, 59 (4), 452-458.

Scopus Eid


  • 2-s2.0-84976497942

Ro Full-text Url


  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=4267&context=sspapers

Ro Metadata Url


  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/sspapers/3261

Number Of Pages


  • 6

Start Page


  • 452

End Page


  • 458

Volume


  • 59

Issue


  • 4

Place Of Publication


  • United Kingdom