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The National Girl Child Day

The National Girl Child Day

Every year on January 24th this day is celebrated across the country. 

Key Points:

  • The objective is to provide maximum support and facilities to the girls of the country in every respect. Also this day aims to raise awareness about discrimination against girls.
  • This day was initiated in the year 2008 by the Ministry of Women and Child Development and the Government of India. 
  • National Girl Child Day is celebrated to improve the condition of girls in society. 
  • Women face several types of discrimination at their homes, workplaces and in daily lives. 
  • Even now, women face gender discrimination in many ways not only in the village but also in the cities. 
  • There are several programs and campaigns are organized across the country to create awareness about the conditions of the girls.

Objectives:

  • The GoI has started National Girl Child Day to bring equality in society as a campaign. 
  • This campaign aims to make people aware of girls across the country, and also to tell people that women have an equal contribution to building society.

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