International Girl Child Day 2022: History, Theme & Significance
The world commences International Girl Child Day on 11th October every year to raise awareness about the importance of girl children for society.
International Girl Child Day 2022: On October 11, the world celebrates International Day of the Girl Child to bring attention to the value and promise that girls hold for our society’s future.
The 10th anniversary of the International Day of the Girl will be observed in 2022. (IDG).
The need to address the issues girls confront, support girls’ empowerment, and ensure that their human rights are upheld are all highlighted by the International Day of the Girl Child.
History of International Girl Child Day 2022
The Beijing Declaration & Platform for Action, the most forward-thinking plan ever for advancing not only women’s rights but also the rights of girls, was overwhelmingly ratified by all nations during the 1995 World Conference on Women in Beijing. The Beijing Resolution is the first to include girls’ rights in particular.
The International Day of the Girl Child was established on October 11 by Resolution 66/170 of the United Nations General Assembly, which also recognized the rights of girls and the particular difficulties they face globally.
Theme of International Girl Child Day 2022
The International Day of the Girl Child’s theme for this year is “Our time is now—our rights, our future.” The numerous obstacles that girls must overcome in order to fulfill their potential are highlighted.
The ongoing issues of COVID-19, climate change, and humanitarian war all around the world have made this worse.
Girls have challenges in the areas of education, physical and mental health, and living a life free from violence.
Significance of International Girl Child Day 2022
The rights of persecuted girls everywhere need to be heard. The International Day of the Girl Child encourages individuals to empower girls by speaking up for change.
Girls confront obstacles on each and every step of the path to realizing their potential because of ingrained gender preconceptions that have led to negative mindsets.
The purpose of the International Day of the Girl Child is to bring attention to these problems and work for an action-oriented strategy to improve the lives of young girls.
Because females who are empowered will shape a strong and forward-thinking society.