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The annual National
Animal Rights Day (NARD) is set to raise awareness of the plight of animals in
32 cities Sunday, June 3.


advocacy event was launched in 2011 by non-profit Our Planet. Theirs Too. and,
according to the NARD website, aims to ‘give a voice to all animals’ and
eventually see their rights protected by law.

It says
also that each day starts ‘with a Memorial Ceremony for the billions of animals
who die every year by human hands’ and ends with a ‘celebration’ of animals and
steps taken toward compassion and veganism.


This year’s
NARD will include events in Asia, Europe, North American, and Australia – to the
total of 32 cities.

 A map of the participating cities can be seen
on the event’s webpage.

Emily Court

Emily Court is a writer and content creator published in Plant Based News, Raise Vegan, Living Vegan and The Financial Diet. A self-described "recovering vegan hothead," she is now a pragmatic member of Vancouver's vibrant and growing plant-powered community. Hailing from Halifax, Nova Scotia, she holds a BA in Spanish and certificate in Intercultural Communication from Dalhousie University, where her thesis focused on topics of cultural and gender-based discrimination. She aims to apply a privilege-conscious and culturally sensitive approach to her work in all fields.