International Day of Girl Child

Kathmandu, Oct. 12: The 11th International Day of Girl Child 2022 was observed on Tuesday by organizing national and district level events. The day is celebrated globally on October 11 every year.

Nepali girls takeover the positions of government and non-government offices for one day under the ‘Girls’ takeover campaign’. 100 girls from 9 districts take office of several organisations. The girls will discuss various issues like investment on girls, their empowerment, youth and women and leadership.

According to the Plan International Nepal, the girls will take over the position of government offices, media house, education institution, embassy and several organisations in the months of October and November in Jumla, Kalikot, Dolpa, Makwanpur, Dhanusha, Sindhuli and Surkhet districts.

The day is being celebrated this year with the slogan of “Our time is now – our rights, our future”.

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