21 February is the date chosen by UNESCO for International Mother Language Day. This year deserves special attention as 2019 is the International Year of Indigenous Languages. Both initiatives promote linguistic diversity and equal access to multilingual information and knowledge.
Here at TWB, we are sharing a lot of stories to celebrate this day:
Find out how @Indras used Indonesian, her mother tongue, to help people during the tsunami in December
Read about the importance of mother tongue education
Learn about the importance of supporting marginalized mother tongues in humanitarian response