1 June is celebrated as a Global Day of Parents by United Nations every year to honour all the parents throughout the world. The Day recognizes the primary responsibility of the family in nurturing and protecting their children. Hence, the day acknowledges the selfless commitment of all parents for their children including their lifelong sacrifice towards nurturing this relationship.

The Day emphasizes the critical role of parents in the rearing of children. The day was designated by the United Nations General Assembly in the year 2012 to honour all the parents throughout the world.