World Afro Day

Change, Education, Celebration of Afro hair

London, United Kingdom

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“World Afro Day is a global day of change, education and celebration of Afro hair; endorsed by the UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human rights. We work with families, schools and authorities to tackle discrimination against Afro hair. We carry out research, create events and produce resources to empower people with Afro hair and raise awareness in wider society.” Founder Michelle De Leon



Best Global Afro Hair Celebration

LUX Life Magazine

  • Global Excellence Awards World Afro Day, like all our winners, has demonstrated excellence, commitment, dedication even in the face of uncertainty. After overcoming such disruption, we believe more than ever, that you should be recognised!

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