International day of girl child is being celebrated yesterday.the year the theme of international day of the girl child is" My voice,Our equal future". the theme focused on inclusion,gender quality,and listening to what girls want,their dreams and aspirations...
International day of the girl child is a United Nations designated day,observed every year on the 11th October.This year, the day of the girl child is also significant as 'GENERATION EQUALITY' Champaign has been launched.It is a "MULTI-YEAR, MULTI-PARTNER CAMPAIGN AND MOVEMENT FOR BOLD ACTION ON GENDER EQUALITY" In a pandemic year,a clear agenda and multi-pronged approach are essential to look after the needs and opportunities of adolescent girls."Support girls,listen to girls,help girls realize their dreams". Henrietta H Fore,The executive director of UNICEF said in a tweet yesterday and It so true!
For me as a woman,this day means do not let wicked culture destroys the dreams and aspirations our girl children,give them a space to grow for them to realise their potential,save the girl child!
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