International Day of the Girl Child




There are 1.1 billion girls in the world, and every one of them deserves equal opportunities for a better future. They are a source of energy, power and creativity. They can drive change and help build a better future for all. Yet, most girls face disadvantage and discrimination on a daily basis, and those living through crises are suffering even more.


This year, International Day of the Girl (11 October) will focus on the theme "EmPOWER girls: Before, during and after conflict", to draw attention to the actions of empowered girls combating challenges before, during and after crises. To read more, click here.