World Sight Day is an annual awareness day held by the International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness (IAPB) on the second Thursday in October. It focuses on raising public awareness of vision impairment and blindness.
Traditionally women play the role of mothers and they rarely dedicate themselves to scientific research. Even if they do so, their scientific achievements usually stay out of sight, but celebration of Ada Lovelace Day in mid of October may change this situation.
International Day for Disaster Reduction is one of the United Nations international days. This day is observed by every member country of the UN every year on October 13.