Last Updated on Wednesday 11 October 2023 by Chetansingh Chauhan
International Day of the Girl Child: Celebrating Girls’ Rights
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International Day of the Girl Child is a special day that happens every year on October 11. This day is all about girls and making sure they get a fair chance in life. Let’s find out more about this day.
What is International Girl Child Day?
International Girl Child Day started in 2012. It’s a day to think about the rights of girls and to make sure they get a good education. It’s also about treating boys and girls equally. This day reminds the world that we need to take action to make life better for girls.
The Theme for 2023: “Invest in Girls’ Rights: Our Leadership, Our Well-being
Every year, there is a different theme for this day. In 2023, the theme is “Invest in Girls’ Rights: Our Leadership, Our Well-being.” This theme is about believing in girls and helping them grow into leaders.
Why is International Girl Child Day Important?
Back in 1995, countries from all around the world made a plan in Beijing to make sure women and girls are treated better. It was a big deal because it was the first time people talked about the rights of girls specifically. Then, in 2011, the United Nations decided that October 11 would be the International Day of the Girl Child. This day is a reminder that girls face challenges, and we need to protect their rights.
Girls have the right to be safe, go to school, and be healthy as they grow up. When we support them, they can become strong, smart, and confident women. They can become leaders, workers, mothers, and so much more. The United Nations wants to make sure that every girl can have a good life and a bright future.
In simple terms, this day is a way to remind the world that we must treat girls fairly and help them become leaders. It’s part of a big plan to make the world a better place for everyone.