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The University of Maryland held it's newly-established Social Justice Day awards on April 11, 2019, to celebrate and honor UMD groups that implement social justice initiatives on campus and beyond.
From November 25 to December 10, UN Women encourages everyone to raise their voices to galvanize action to end violence against women and girls around the world. Thus the 16 days of Activism international campaign was born.
In January 2018, at the Third International Gibran Conference, Australian filmmaker Glenn Kalem and Italian scholar Francesco Medici announced that the official number of translations of Kahlil Gibran's The Prophet (1923) was translated into 104 translations.
In 1912, Kahlil Gibran published the lyrical novel Broken Wings, the fourth of his eight Arabic published works. Almost 100 years later, two contemporary composers, Dana Al Fardan and Nadim Naaman are recreating it in the form of a musical.