International Day of the Girl Child

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International Day of the Girl Child

October 11, 2016

“The newly adopted Sustainable Development Goals rightly include key targets for gender equality and the empowerment of all women and girls. They offer an opportunity for a global commitment to breaking intergenerational transmission of poverty, violence, exclusion and discrimination – and realizing our vision of a life of dignity for all.”

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon

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Date:
October 11, 2016
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Website:
http://www.un.org/en/events/girlchild/

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United Nations