Various world leaders and UN agencies posted wishes and messages on social media to mark International Day of the Girl Child 2021. This year, the theme of the day is ‘Digital Generation’. our generation’. UNWoman’s official Twitter handle posted a quote from American astronaut and physicist Sally Ride: “Young girls need to be role models in whatever career they choose, so that they can someday find themselves doing those jobs.” can see.”
“Young girls need to be role models in any career, so that they can someday see themselves doing those jobs.” – Sally Ride
— UN Women (@UN_Women) 10 October 2021
Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu wrote, “This year’s International Day of the Girl Child is based on bridging the gender digital divide in our society. Amidst the ongoing COVID pandemic, let us do everything possible to ensure that girls have equal access to digital tools, tech-related skills and jobs and equal opportunities to grow. “
International Day of the Year #Baby girl Gender in our society is based on bridging the digital divide. Amidst the ongoing COVID pandemic, let’s do everything possible to ensure that girls have equal access to digital tools, tech-related skills and jobs… and have an equal opportunity to grow. pic.twitter.com/rs5glFmzuK
— Vice President of India (@VPSecretariat) 11 October 2021
Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot tweeted about the need to provide best environment for the development of girls and ensure equal opportunities.
On International Day of the Girl Child, let’s renew our commitment to providing the best environment for girls to develop and raise awareness about the importance of nutritious food, education and a safe environment for them. Our endeavor is also to provide equal rights and opportunities to the girls.
— ashok gehlot (@ashokgehlot51) 11 October 2021
In his message, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik asked people to “appreciate the courage and resilience of our girls, who are swimming against the tide to make their dreams come true”.
Feather #InternationalDayOfGirlChildLet us applaud the courage and resilience of girls who are swimming against the tide to make their dreams come true. On this occasion, let us pledge to make their lives better by ensuring equal rights and opportunities. pic.twitter.com/cbGnnztuDh
— Naveen Patnaik (@Naveen_Odisha) 11 October 2021
On its official Twitter handle, UNICEF posted, “Every single girl has the right to pursue her dreams and develop every skill available to be successful anywhere.”
— UNICEF (@UNICEF) 11 October 2021
National Commission for Women Chairperson Rekha Sharma urged people to “empower the girl, change the world”.
— Rekha Sharma (@sharmarekha) 11 October 2021
“Let us pledge to work together to empower our daughters and make the world more inclusive and egalitarian for them,” the Congress party wrote.
On this International Day of the Girl Child, we cannot stress enough the importance of gender equality.
Let us pledge to work together to empower our daughters and make the world more inclusive and egalitarian for them. pic.twitter.com/p2XdK0JmsY
– Congress (@INCIndia) 11 October 2021
Here are some more tweets:
— ashwini vaishnav (@ashwini vaishnav) 11 October 2021
On International Day of the Girl Child, let us reaffirm our pledge to girls with equal opportunities. This year’s theme is ‘Digital Generation’. our generation.’ #InternationalDayoftheGirlChildpic.twitter.com/09WyOkwkBG
— Ministry of Culture (@MinOfCultureGoI) 11 October 2021
according to the United NationsInternational Day of the Girl Child focuses on the need to address the challenges faced by girls and promote their empowerment. It aims to recognize and amplify the voice of adolescent girls globally.
The most progressive blueprint for advancing the rights of women and girls – the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action – was adopted in 1995 during the World Conference on Women in Beijing. On 19 December 2011, the United Nations General Assembly declared 11 October as International Day of the Girl Child.