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International Day of the Girl Child 2021: Events across the world

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International Day of the Girl Child 2021: International Day of the Girl Child is celebrated on 11 October.

“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:

1. UNICEF has emphasized the gender inequality faced by girls in terms of use and ownership of electronic devices. This year, the Generation Equality Forum launched a five-year plan for bold solutions to gender inequality. This includes making technology more accessible to girls.

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.

Happy International Girl Child Day to all.

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