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International Day of the Girl Child 2021: Inspirational messages posted by leaders

International Day of the Girl Child 2021: The day aims to increase the voice of girls globally.

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.”

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. “

Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot tweeted about the need to provide best environment for the development of girls and ensure equal opportunities.

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”.

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.”

National Commission for Women Chairperson Rekha Sharma urged people to “empower the girl, change the world”.

“Let us pledge to work together to empower our daughters and make the world more inclusive and egalitarian for them,” the Congress party wrote.

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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.

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