International Day of the Girl Child

11 October 2013: International Day of the Girl Child

On 19 December 2011, the United Nations General Assembly declared 11 October as the International Day of the Girl Child, to recognize girls’ rights and the unique challenges girls face around the world.

For its second observance, this year’s Day will focus on “Innovating for Girls’ Education”.

 

Find out more: http://www.un.org/en/events/girlchild