INTERNATIONAL DAY OF THE GIRL

11 Oct INTERNATIONAL DAY OF THE GIRL

“Movement led by youth for Gender equality and justice all over the world. Empowerment of and investment in girls are key in breaking the cycle of discrimination and violence and in promoting and protecting the full and effective enjoyment of their human rights”

-United Nations Resolution 66/170

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Just two years ago, the UN declared October 11 as the International Day of the Girl Child to raise awareness about all issues concerning gender inequality around the world. It’s a day when activist groups come together under the same goal to highlight, discuss, and take action to advance rights and opportunities for girls everywhere.

 

October 11 is not just a day; it’s a movement.

 

A Worldwide Revolution.

 

We want ourselves, and girls everywhere, to be seen as equals, in the eyes of others and in our own eyes.

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