‘Due to Globalization Processes, Mother Languages Are Increasingly under Threat, or Disappearing Altogether’ – International Day

HUMAN WRONGS WATCH

Human Wrongs Watch

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Students in a classroom at the Jabalia refugee camp in northern Gaza Strip.

Students in a classroom at the Jabalia refugee camp in northern Gaza Strip. | UNPhoto/Eskinder Debebe

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When languages fade, so does the world’s rich tapestry of cultural diversity. Opportunities, traditions, memory, unique modes of thinking and expression — valuable resources for ensuring a better future — are also lost.

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