Why is International Girl Child Day celebrated?

Why is International Girl Child Day celebrated?

International Girl Child Day is celebrated every year on 11 October.

International Day of the Girl Child is celebrated to raise awareness about the challenges faced by the girl child and the protection of their rights.

You should also know that every year in India, Children's Day was celebrated which was changed to National Girl Child Day in 2008.

Girl Child Day is celebrated every year in India on 24 January.

Various celebrations are organized on this day to spread awareness about the education, birth and employment of girls across the world.

International Girl Child Day is celebrated every year by the United Nations.

International Day of the Girl Child was celebrated for the first time on 11 October 2012.