“Digital Generation. Our Generation” is the theme of International Girl Child Day this year. Various government and non-governmental organizations and foundations across the world will host virtual seminars, discussions or presentations on this day. People will share stories, videos and blogs on the achievements of girls. You can participate by posting.This day is celebrated on 11th October.
Here are some of the events that will take place on International Day of the Girl Child 2021:
2. Women of the World (WOW), operated by the WOW Foundation, United Kingdom, will present a musical show – WOW Sounds. The event will showcase a line-up of girl bands from around the world. It aims to highlight gender inequality and racism in the music industry. Each performance will be pre-recorded and distributed via WOW’s IGTV and YouTube on October 11.
3. VOW For Girls There is a global camaraderie between individuals and brands in the wedding industry. Their aim is to stop child marriage. On the occasion of International Girl Child Day, they are launching the “Stop the Clock” campaign.
4. UNHCR (South Africa) and UNICEF will hold a virtual roundtable on 11 October. The aim of the event is to discuss funding for girls’ education. Issues related to refugee girls will also be discussed in the program.
October 11 is International Girl Child Day.
UNHCR and UNICEF will facilitate a virtual roundtable discussion to brainstorm and discuss innovative financing solutions to educate girls, including refugee girls. Register to join here: ????https://t.co/ynTZCQ4xK6pic.twitter.com/FVPsIbdR2J
— UNHCR Southern Africa (@UNHCRSouthernAF) October 6, 2021
Happy International Girl Child Day to all.