Today, March 21, is World Home Economics Day 2012. The day was initiated in 1979 by the international Federation for Home Economics (IFHE), a global NGO involved with the promotion of Home Economics.
It focuses on the importance of Home Economics to each person and the society at large.
Home Economics could be a multi-disciplinary subject that’s involved with all aspects of daily living, together with human development and relationships, monetary and resource management, consumerism, food and nutrition, clothing and textiles, and housing.
The theme for this years occasion is “Home Economics for daily life Competencies”.
Many issues of daily life arose from illiteracy in Home Economics. These issues can usually be experienced as personal failure however they’re, in fact, determined by society. A lifelong Home Economics education can give the competencies that are necessary to contend with necessities of rapidly changing and sophisticated world”.
The dearth of Home Economics competencies usually leads to poverty and indebtedness, waste of resources, health issues and symptoms of stress and exhausting.
According to the statement, lack of data concerning the relation between health and nutrition will cause overweight issues, for instance, obesity and illness, and added that shopper selections while not ecological and ethnic responsibility cause social and ecological issues everywhere the planet.