International Widow’s Day 2022- History, Aim, Inspirational Quotes and More

International Widows day every year is celebrated on 23 June. International Widows day was created by The Loomba Foundation for the issue of Widowhood and on 21 December 2010 Us General Assembly announced to celebrate this day on 23 June every year.

Widow’s Day History:

June 23 was adopted officially as International Widow Day by the United National General Assembly on December 23, 2010. But before getting the UN’s recognition, the day was already observed in 2005 by the Loomba Foundation. The foundation chose June 23 as the official date as it was on this day in 1954 that Shrimati Pushpa Wati Loomba, mother of the founder, Rajinder Paul Loomba, became a widow.

Widow’s Day Aim:

This day is mainly honored for those, who lost their Spouses and on this day we try to encourage widows to move on in their life. Life is so big and you have many things to do. You are not alone and we support you.

International Widows day Quotes:

When you are left alone in the journey of life, you must not feel that there is no one with you because I will always be there. Happy International Widows Day.


You have always handled the toughest of the situations so well and now life wants you to show that you are brave once again. Wishing you a very Happy International Widows Day.


The smile on your face has always imparted others with strength. You are truly an inspirational woman. Wishing you Happy International Widows Day.


On the occasion of International Widows Day, I just want to tell you that you are a strong woman and you have someone whom you can always depend on.


You are the kind of person who doesn’t cry because you are weak. You are the kind who would cry when you are tired of being strong for too long. Happy International Widows Day.


Life moves on and so have you. You have never broken down in the most difficult situations and that’s what makes you so special. A very Happy International Widows Day to you.


Life is all about embracing all the opportunities and challenges and keeping moving with a smile. A very Happy International Widows Day to a woman who follows this rule to live.


Wishing you a very Happy International Widows Day. You are the woman who has given her children the best of everything even when you were all alone.


The occasion of International Widows Day reminds me that there is a special woman around me who is an epitome of great strength.”


God gives his blessings to those who go out there and fight out all the odds and you are one such person. Happy International Widows Day to you.