International Day of the Girl Child :11 October


International Day of the Girl Child is observed annually on 11 October; it is also called the Day of the Girl. The theme for this year’s International Day of the Girl (11 October) is “Girls’ Progress = Goals’ Progress: What Counts for Girls”. 

On December 19, 2011, United Nations General Assembly adopted Resolution 66/170 to declare October 11 as the International Day of the Girl Child, to recognize girls’ rights and the unique challenges girls face around the world.The International Day of the Girl Child focuses attention on the need to address the challenges girls face and to promote girls’ empowerment and the fulfillment of their human rights.

So let’s discuss some questions related to this post:
1. On which date International Day of the Girl Child is observed annually?
2. What is the theme of the International Day of the Girl Child 2016?
     Source- The Hindu

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