International Day Of The Girl Child: Quotes, Wishes, History And Importance

11 Oct, 2021 08:23 IST|Sakshi Post

The International Day of the Girl Child is observed on October 11 every year. The day was declared by the United Nations and is also called the Day of Girls and the International Day of the Girl. On October 11, 2012, the First Day of the Girl Child was celebrated. The day is celebrated to increase awareness of gender inequality faced by girls in different areas - access to education, medical care, violence against women, forced child marriage, etc., The theme for International Day of the Girl Child 2021 is "Digital Generation. Our Generation."

History and Significance:
In the Beijing Declaration that took place in 1995, the rights of girl children were discussed for the first time. Later on December 19, 2011, the United Nations General Assembly passed a resolution declaring October 11 as the International Day of the Girl Child. The celebration of the International Day of the Girl Child is very essential as it reflects the successful emergence of girls and young women as a distinct cohort in development policy, programming, campaigning and research.

Here are some wishes that you can send to your loved ones.

  • An educated woman has the power to educate the whole family. Empower the girl child. 
  • Blessed are those parents who are gifted with a girl child who is a bundle of joy and a ray of hope. Happy International Girl Child Day.
  • On International Day of the Girl Child, let us recognize the rights of girls and also their problems to give them a better life, a better future.
  • You are truly blessed if you have been gifted a girl child because she has the aura to make your heart and home a happy place. 
  • She can make hearts melt and she can also rule the world. Happy International Day Of The Girl Child.
  • Let us make this International Day of the Girl Child more meaningful by giving girls a safe world to live in.
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