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World Day for the End of Speciesism 2015, Montreal, Canada
World Day for the End of Speciesism 2015, Montreal, Canada

The World Day for the End of Speciesism (WoDES) is an international event aimed at denouncing speciesism,[1] which is discrimination against non-human animals on the basis of their species.[2] WoDES has been held annually at the end of August since 2015.[3] A similar event called the World Day Against Speciesism is held on 5 June each year.[4]

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  1. ^ Pendyala, Sweta (27 August 2018). "Hyderabadi vegans join hands to end speciesism". ETimes. Retrieved 14 October 2021.
  2. ^ "World Day for the End of Speciesism". Animal Ethics. 14 August 2021. Retrieved 14 October 2021.((cite web)): CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  3. ^ "Previous editions". World day for the end of speciesism. Archived from the original on 30 October 2021. Retrieved 1 April 2022.
  4. ^ Rao, Siddharth (5 June 2021). "Call to shun 'speciesism', love all animals". Telangana Today. Retrieved 14 October 2021.