May 8, 2019, the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine approved the decree of the President of Ukraine “On the Father’s Day”, according to which the Father’s Day will be celebrated on third Sunday of June, the Government portal reported.
The implementation of the decree will contribute to the establishment of favorable conditions for the comprehensive development of the family as the basis of society and increase the status of the husband as a parent in the process of raising children.
Father’s Day is a celebration honoring fathers and celebrating fatherhood, paternal bonds, and the influence of fathers in society. It is celebrated more than in 80 countries.
In Ukraine the issue regarding the celebration of the Father`s day was raised before in 2013, but at that time the initiative was not supported.