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Tuesday, 3 July 2018

INTERNATIONAL LEFT-HANDERS DAY


 INTERNATIONAL LEFT-HANDERS DAY
INTERNATIONAL LEFT-HANDERS DAY

International Left-Handers Day the day aims to raise awareness about the advantages and disadvantages left-handers face in a right-handed society.
          About 10% of the world's population is left-handed. The intention of Left-Handers Day is to make the majority right-handers aware of the frustrations that left-handed people face while using devices designed for right-handed people.
With only 10 percent of the population being left handed, different items are more expensive than their right handed counterparts. Items like knives, scissors, and school desks are of nearly 75% more for left handed people, and based on the brands  golf clubs are of 200% increased.

WHEN IS INTERNATIONAL LEFT-HANDERS DAY?
Monday, 13th August

 INTERNATIONAL LEFT-HANDERS DAY HISTORY
International Left-Handers Day was first recognized in 1976,the day  helped to  raise awareness of the difficulties of being left handed.

WHAT DO PEOPLE DO ON INTERNATIONAL LEFT-HANDERS DAY
     1.     Create ‘lefty zones’ where everyday objects are adapted for use by left-handed people
2.     Try to use only your left hand while writing today
3.     Look around and observe how many people you know are left-handed.
4.     Attempt cooking using your left-hand on this day.

See also Important Days in August month 

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