To celebrate ‘International Day of the Girl Child’, the Programme Team will be hosting a Webinar and they have also created a Toolkit for Clubs to use.
International Day of the Girl Child is an annual and internationally recognized observance on October 11 that empowers girls and amplifies their voices. Like its adult version, International Women’s Day celebrated on March 8, International Day of the Girl Child acknowledges the importance, power and potential of adolescent girls by encouraging the opening up of more opportunities for them. At the same time, this day is designated to eliminate gender-based challenges that little girls face around the world, including child marriages,poor learning opportunities, violence, and discrimination.
International Day of the Girl Child Toolkit
To promote ‘Day of the Girl Child’, the Programme and Communications Teams have developed the a Toolkit. This Toolkit is provided to Regions, Clubs and Members for promotion of International Day of The Girl Child. The Day of the Girl Child recognises the most long-term effective strategy towards gender equality because it ensures investment in the future by reducing the vulnerability of girls - especially in low and medium developed countries You can find the Toolkit and other resources HERE.
International Day of the Girl Child Webinar
To promote ‘Day of the Girl Child’, the Programme Team will be hosting a webinar on Saturday 8 October (12noon to 2 pm AEDT). Register for the Webinar HERE.
Lets celebrate Day of the Girl Child with our daughters/niece/granddaughter/s so we can break down barriers and make positive changes to the future.