Girls take over the world for International Day of the Girl

Girls speak out on inequality

Girls speak out on inequality

A campaign will be launched to motivate girls and women to take up sports, more importantly, sports infrastructure for girls is proposed to be developed for which the Ministry of WCD is willing to contribute funds, Smt Maneka Sanjay Gandhi explained.

According to the report by the World Bank and Save the Children charity, about 7.5 million girls become child brides every year in countries that ban early marriage.

The International Day of the Girl Conference was organized by the U.N. Women, UNICEF and UNFPA in partnership with Aydın Doğan Foundation.

Spinning around the occasion of International Day of Girl Child, UNICEF posted a video on its official Twitter account which will smite your senses with the most brutal realities of the world.

"The government needs to invest in solutions to end the practice".

International Day of the Girl Child, also known as Day of the Girl, was first commemorated on October 11, 2012, to spread awareness about gender inequality faced by girls across the globe and to supports more opportunity for them. We must address the concerns of parents, engage with them in making change possible. "We need to give freedom to our girls", he added. Child marriage and other social pressures hampers a child's growth. This includes child marriage, sexual exploitation and human trafficking. With the support of Plan India, a child rights organization which strives to advance children's rights and equality for girls, the "takeover' will provide an opportunity for young women of different backgrounds to interact directly with Ambassadors and High Commissioners and take on their role for a short time, followed by a large gathering to exchange experiences and discuss girls' empowerment. That is why the partnership is holding stakeholder engagements on ending child marriage". Child marriageOne in three girls are married before 18, and one in seven before 157.

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