World Social Work Day - Third Tuesday in March


The third Tuesday in March has been designated as World Social Work Day. A global organization of social workers come together for social justice, human rights and social development all through the promotion of best practices in social work.

Each year, World Social Work Day promotes a specific theme. Visit the International Federation of Social Workers website for the latest information and themes.

How To Observe

Be sure to give a shout out to social workers in your community. To find out more visit And use #WSWD on all your social media posts throughout this day.


The International Federation of Social Workers (IFSW) is the organization behind World Social Work Day. Since 1983, The IFSW, an international, non-governmental organization of social workers has joined with other organizations to facilitate international cooperation, and recognize the accomplishments and contributions of social workers around the globe.

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