Each day thousands of families are forced to flee their homes because of war. They have to leave everything behind to look for safer areas to live. June 20th is the World’s Refugee Day, a day dedicated to refugees. On this day, we raise awareness of the situation of refugees throughout the world and encourage compassion and inclusion towards refugees.Why a World Refugee DayThe United Nations General Assembly in Resolution 55/76 that was passed in 2000 decided that 20th June would be celebrated as World Refugee Day. This day was chosen to mark the 50th anniversary of the 1951 Convention relating to the Status of Refugees. African Refugee Day had been celebrated in several countries prior to 2000 on this particular date.On World Refugee Day, countless groups around the world host events to draw the public’s attention to the millions of refugees and displaced persons worldwide. People that have been forced from their homes due to war, conflict, and persecution. Last year, the UN Refugee Agency launched the #WithRefugees campaign to send a message to governments that they must work together and do their fair share concerning refugees.