It’s Official: October 11th will now be known as International Day of the Girl
As a much needed holiday gift, U.N. policy makers recognized October 11th as a day to realize the difference girls make in their families, communities, and countries. Accord to Nigel Chapmen, CEO of Plan International, girls are at a huge disadvantage simply because of their gender. The creation of a day that recognizes the importance of respecting, educating, and empowering girls will help put a focus on girls’ rights to equality.
We at CKi look forward to celebrating this day to recognize and benefit the most vulnerable citizens of the world: girls.
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