A young girl sits in the shade, while her sister sleeps behind her, at an IDP camp
in Baidoa for victims of a drought currently affecting Somalia. UN Photo/Tobin
Jones. Since 2012, 11 October has been marked as the International Day of the
Girl. The day aims to highlight and address the needs and challenges girls face, ...
In 2011, as the result of youth advocacy around the world, the United Nations
declared October 11 as the International Day of the Girl Child. Its mission is “to
help galvanize worldwide enthusiasm for goals to better girls' lives, providing an
opportunity for them to show leadership and reach their full potential.” It's a day
Since 2012, the United Nations marks 11 October as the 'International Day of the
Girl Child'. The day promotes girls' human rights, highlights gender inequalities
that remain between girls and boys and addresses the various forms of
discrimination and abuse suffered by girls around the world.
International Day of the Girl Child is an international observance day declared by
the United Nations; it is also called the Day of the Girl and the International Day of
the Girl. October 11, 2012, was the first Day of the Girl. The observation supports
more opportunity for girls and increases awareness of gender inequality faced ...
Oct 10, 2017 ... Every day girls around the world are fighting for their freedom. This International
Day of the Girl - join them and raise your voice: 1. Share the film and t...
Oct 12, 2017 ... 2017 International Day of the Girl Celebration at UNICEF. The world's 1.1 billion
girls are a source of power, energy, and creativity – and the millions of girls in
emergencies are no exception. This year's International Day of the Girl (IDG) on
October 11 marks the beginning of a year-long effort to spur global ...
On 11 October, girls took over the positions of over 600 of leaders in 60 countries
in an emphatic statement of their power and potential for the International Day of
the Girl. You can see how events unfolded in this photo story. Across the world,
girls stepped into the shoes of presidents, mayors, head teachers, business ...
Oct 11, 2017 ... That's why, in an effort to recognize these persistent obstacles, the United
Nations declared October 11 as International Day of the Girl. The initiative began
in 2012, and this year it's focused on empowering girls who have been victims of
armed conflicts or natural disasters. From the U.S. and the Dominican ...
Girls Speak Out. The 2017 Girls Speak Out will get you on your feet and cheering.
Watch it right here and keep up the momentum! Tell your story and tag it with #
IDG2017 #GirlsSpkOut #JusticeForGirls. Join the IDG Movement! Let's hear from
you. When girls share their stories, the world listens.
4701 tweets • 74 photos/videos • 16.3K followers. "Announcing our #DayoftheGirl
2017 campaign: #GirlsResist Town Halls for girls by girls addressing local issues:
https://t.co/NwlTj6iXF1" ... At the United Nations to celebrate the the International
Day of the Girl. So happy to see women from around the world uniting!! ❤️ ...