International Day of the Girl

International Day of the Girl

International Day of the Girl

Date posted: October 11, 2013

Today is the International Day of the Girl Child which recognizes that empowerment of and investment in girls are critical for economic growth and eradication of poverty, and are important in breaking the cycle of discrimination and violence. This year’s theme is Innovating for Girls’ Education. Here are the key messages.

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10 facts about girls’ education from Girl Rising

Because I am a Girl

The Girl Declaration

UNICEF’s International Day of the Girl Child webpage includes case studies and stories from the field

The United Nation’s International Day of the Girl Child webpage – the parent organization for this day

Why the Girl Effect Matters to this Guy

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