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INTERNATIONAL DAY OF THE GIRL CHILD 

DATE 11 OCTOBER 2020
GLOBAL



In 2011, the United Nations General Assembly passed a resolution adopting 11 October as the international day of the girl child, recognizing Girls rights and the unique challenges girls around the world face realizing them.


INTERNATIONAL DAY OF THE GIRL 

In 2011, a United Nations Resolution established 11 October as the international Day of the Girl Child (IDGC) A Day designated for promoting the rights of girls and addressing the unique challenges they face.The inaugural day in 2012 Focused on the issue of ending child marriage. In 2013 the theme was "innovating for girl's Education*, the theme of international day of the girl child for 2014 will be: Empowering adolescent Girls: Ending the Cycle of violence.
Each year, Girls from the united states to Thailand hundreds of girls step into the roles of media, entertainment, business amd politics for a day to demand equal power, freedom and representation for girls and young women.
Through the #Girls takeover, girls occupy spaces where they are rarely seen or heard and making it clear they have the right to be there without being silenced or ignored.
When adolescent girls are empowered, it benefits all. Empowered girls grow into empowered woman who can care better for themselves and there family, increase their earnings potential, serve as active and equal citizens and charger agents, and spur economic growth for communities and nations.


WHAT DO PEOPLE DO ?

The international day of the girl child gives people and organization the opportunity to raise public awareness of the different types of discrimination and abuse that many girls around the world suffer from. On this day, many community and political leaders talk to the public about the importance of the girl rights to equal education and their fundamental freedoms. Various events are held to showcase the work that people are doing to empower Girls through active support and engagement with parents and the wider Community.


WHAT PEOPLE THINK

The international day of the girl child is a UN observance and not a public holiday.


HISTORY OF THE DAY OF THE GIRL

11 October has been a key global Moment to celebrate the power of girls and highlight the barriers they face since the united Nations adopted it as international day of the girl in December 2011.
The unique position of girls who are discriminated against simply for being young and female.
On the international day of the girl, join UN women to celebrate girls everywhere as they inspire, break boundaries and take charge of their own future.
In 1995, before the girls of today were even born, the forth world conference on women made history for the women's rights agenda with the adoption of the Beijing Declaration and platform for action was adopted, the most visionary blueprint, for the empowerment of women and girls.













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