Female mammals Current Affairs, GK & News
A zoo in Cheshire, United Kingdom witnessed the birth of an aardvark calf in January 2022, for the first time in its 90-year history. Highlights It’s a girl aardvark, and they are “over the moon”. Staff have named the aardvark ‘Dobby’ because wrinkled, hairless skin and dangling ears of the calf seemed to remind of ..
Category: Environment Current Affairs
The International Day of the Girl Child is celebrated on every year on 11th of October to highlight and address the needs and challenges girls’ face. It aims to promote girls’ empowerment and the fulfillment of their human rights. The 2019 theme is “GirlForce: Unscripted and Unstoppable”. The day also reflects the successful emergence of ..
The National Education Union in UK has receommended Breast ironing awareness in schools. The practice is common and originated in West Africa, however still followed secretly on many girls in UK. When a girl turned 10, the mother heats and stone and presses against her daughter’s breast to prevent from its formation. By this the ..
The International Day of Women and Girls in Science is celebrated every year on 11th of February to promote full and equal access to and participation in science for women and girls. The day is a reminder that women and girls play a critical role in science and technology communities and that their participation should ..
The National Girl Child Day (NGCD) is celebrated every year on January 24 in India to raise awareness against the social stigma and discrimination faced by girl. The day also highlights the need to protect girl child who is prone to sex selective abortions, sexual abuse and trafficking in India. The 2019 theme “Empowering Girls ..
Category: Government Schemes Current Affairs
Topics: Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao Yojana • Female mammals • Gender • Girl • Ministry of Women and Child Development • National Girl Child Day • Sex selection in India • Sex-selective abortion • women • Women's education in India
The National Girl Child Day (NGCD) is celebrated every year on January 24 with an aim to raise awareness about sex ratio levels and promote the empowerment of girls.