National girl child day 24th January 2018
National girl child day 24th January 2018. National girl child day is celebrated every year on 24th of January. This celebration was started to offer more support and new opportunities to the girls in the country on 24 January since 2008. The main objective of this day is to increase the awareness among people about all the inequalities faced by the girl child in the society.
Objectives of Celebrating National Girl Child Day-
- To propagate the gender equality among people in India.
- To address the girl children issues associated with their health, respect, education, nutrition and etc.
- To initiate couple towards the girl child by increasing awareness about the importance and role of the girl child.
- To remove all the inequalities faced by the girl children of the Indian society.
- To increase the consciousness of the people and offer new opportunities to the girl child in the society.
National Girl Child – Girl Child Rights in India
- The Open Learning System has been established for easiness to the girls of backward areas.
- “Operation Blackboard” including other programmes has been organized for the teacher’s education to make the school services advance.
- School children are well availed with the uniforms, noon meal and educational materials and repayments to the SC and ST caste girl’s families.
- Child marriages of the girls have been restricted.
- Sex determination during pregnancy through the clinics has been blocked by the government.
- “Save the Girl Child” scheme has been introduced by the government to save the girl child.
- Girl child education status in India has been improved through the free and compulsory primary school education for both boys and girls till 14 years of age.
National girl child day has been started as a national girl’s development mission by the Government of India. This mission raises the awareness among people all over the country about the importance of girl’s promotion. It enhances the meaningful contribution of the girls in decision making processes through the active support of the parents and other community members.
National Girl Child Day Theme
National Girl Child Day 2018 Theme – Not Updated Yet.
National Girl Child Day 2017 Theme – Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao.
Note:- International Day of the Girl Child, also known as Day of the Girl is observed on October 11 annually.
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