Girl Child Day Current Affairs, GK & News

January 24: National Girl Child Day

India celebrates National Girl Child Day on January 24 annually. It was initiated by Ministry of Women and Child Development in 2008. Highlights The aim of the day is to spread awareness about inequalities faced by girls in the country. It also promotes awareness about rights of girl child. Also, it increases importance of health, ..

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International Day of the Girl Child Observed on October 11

UN General Assembly on December 19, 2011 adopted a Resolution 66/170 to declare October 11 as the International Day of the Girl Child. Ever since, the day has been dedicated to the welfare of the girl child internationally. The theme of this year was Empowering Adolescent Girls: Ending the Cycle of Violence. The day marks ..

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