A global day of celebration and
liberation for Afro hair


15th September 2024 will mark the eighth World Afro Day®. This year, as well as our global celebration of Afro hair; we also want to empower you from the inside out so please fill out our WAD Wellness Survey. Your wellbeing is our priority so we want to hear about how we can help you. Plus new for this year is our first WAD Wellness Walk. This will unite people globally at the same time to puff up your fros, move your minds and keep you stepping to the sounds of freedom. Will you join our giant walk in London or host your own walk in your neighbourhood? Pre-register for our WAD Wellness Walk here.  We want a big spotlight on Afro hair liberation all over the world!


This September 15th, 2023, we are launching  a workplace initiative to address long-overdue hair discrimination at work. Global problems need global solutions and we are ready to rise to the challenge so we hope you will join us. More information coming soon, watch this space!

Register 1-2pm BST, June 7th for the World Afro Day – Linkedin Audio event with discussion, Q&A, guests and SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT.


The Big Hair Assembly livestream and resources are free and available all year round.


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About Us
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“World Afro Day is a global day of celebration and liberation for Afro hair and identity, endorsed by the UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human rights. We work with organisations, companies, authorities and people from all backgrounds to tackle hair discrimination. We produce events, tools and training to empower people with Afro hair and to equip everyone for change”

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There is deep historical, cultural and spiritual significance that connects African people, across thousands of miles and thousands of years. Afro hair is a human rights issue, affecting hundreds of millions of people internationally. We want to be free from discrimination and we want to be free to express our African identity, through our hair.

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Everyone is welcome on this journey.