Introduction – The International Day of the Girl Child is celebrated every year on October 11 that marks the achievements of girls and draws attention to the challenges that they face in daily life. It will be the 10th anniversary of this international day in the year 2022. The main purpose of this international day is to empower girls across the world and for the fulfillment of their rights. This international day encourages the gender equity and equality worldwide.
This international day provides opportunities to debate the problems that are faced by young girls. Presently, girls faced several problems such as violence against females, discrimination, low learning opportunities, and many more all around the world.
History – – Firstly, the conference was held in the year 1995 at the World Conference on several issues of women in Beijing discuss that discuss about the basic rights of girl children. The United Nations General Assembly approved the resolution on December 19, 2011, and declared that the International Day of the Girl Child is observed every year on October 11 globally Firstly, this international day was celebrated on October 11, 2012. This global day concentrates on the requirement to recognize the challenges which are faced by girl children across the world.
Theme – The theme of International Day of the Girl Child in the year 2022 is “Our Time is Now – Our Rights, Our Future”. The main aim of this international day is to spread awareness about the gender inequality that are faced by girls across the world.
Significance – Th International Day of Girl Child is observed every year on October 11 to raise awareness about the difficulties that are faced by young girls. This international day aims to empower and amplify the voice of young girls worldwide. On this day, several organizations hold events and discuss about several issues of young girls such as violence against women, child marriage, discrimination, and many more. They also arrange seminars, and debates about the safety, health, security, and education of young girls globally. The main purpose of this day is to provide an opportunity for girls and spread awareness about gender equality worldwide.