October 11 marks International Day of the girl child: To save a girl is to save generations!” Gordon B. Hinckley
To acknowledge the importance power and potential of girls and in order to promote their welfare by opening more opportunities international Day of girl child is observed annually and globally on October 11.
It is an attempt to eliminate gender-based challenges that girls around the world face to attain equal rights a virginities while fighting discrimination and often violence against them. Malala Yousafzai has rightly said We cannot all succeed when half of us are held back. We call upon our sisters around the world to be brave – to embrace the strength within themselves and realise their full potential.”