International Day of the Girl Child observed annually on 11 October

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International Day of the Girl Child is observed annually on 11 October; it is also called the Day of the Girl. The theme for this year’s Day of the Girl (11 October) is “Girls’ Progress = Goals’ Progress: What Counts for Girls”.
On December 19, 2011, United Nations General Assembly adopted Resolution 66/170 to declare October 11 as the Day of the Girl, to recognize girls’ rights and the unique challenges girls face around the world. This day focuses attention on the need to address the challenges girls face and to promote girls’ empowerment and the fulfillment of their human rights.

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