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On December 19, 2011, the United Nations General Assembly adopted a resolution declaring October 11 as the International Day of the Girl Child to recognise girls' rights and the unique challenges girls face around the world.
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10th anniversary of the International Day of the girl child
Girls are ready for a decade of acceleration. It's time for all of us to be accountable - with and for girls - and invest in a future that believes in their action, leadership an potential.
On December 19, 2011, the United Nations General Assembly declared in resolution 66/170 the International Day of the Girl Child on October 11, in order to recognize the rights of girls and the particular barriers they face around the world.