When is the International Day of the Girl Child celebrated?
In many places in the world, girls are not treated equally with boys. Girls have to face many challenges in society including violence and discrimination.
The United Nations took an important step to put an end to such injustice when it declared 11th October as the International Day of the Girl Child. This day focuses on the challenges faced by girls and highlights their rights.
This day is very important because there is still a tremendous amount of work to be done to ensure that receive the same opportunity in education and that each is empowered to believe that she is Part of the next generation of change makers.