Following the proclamation by the United Nations General Assembly Resolution in 1993, the 15th of May is observed as the International Day of Families. This day depicts the significance of families as elemental units of humanity and provides a chance for Governments, organizations and individuals to encourage knowledge of the needs and aspirations of families. It intends at promoting impartiality, bringing forth fuller sharing of household responsibilities and service opportunities.
The International Day of Families provides an opportunity to raise awareness on issues relating to families and to promote appropriate actions so that problems of families are addressed and better understood.
Activities are conducted at the national level by the Ministry of Gender Equality, Child Development and Family Welfare to mark the event.
International Day of Families: Stamp of Rs 38
The stamp illustrates family members and promotes the concept of family and the importance of spending quality time with their dear ones while participating in activities together.
Issuing Postal Operator: The Mauritius Post Ltd
Release date: 15 May 2019
Theme: Gender Equality, Child Development and Family Welfare
Graphic Works: The Mauritius Post Ltd (Stamp & FDC)
Stamp denomination: Rs 38
Stamp size: 30 x 45 mm
Watermark: w18 - CASCO
Print process: Lithography
Number per sheet: Two panes of 25
Perforation: 14 x 2 cm
Courtesy: Ministry of Gender Equality, Child Development and Family Welfare