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EmPOWER Girls: Before, during and after emergencies

Original story at UNICEF• 4 mentions • 1 week ago

UNICEF 1 week ago

The world’s 1.1 billion girls are a source of power, energy, and creativity – and the millions of girls in emergencies are no exception. This year’s International Day of the Girl (IDG) on October 11 marks the beginning of a year-long effort to spur global attention and action to the challenges and opportunities girls face before, during, and after crises. Since 2012, October 11 has marked the International Day of the Girl (IDG). The day aims to highlight and address the needs and challenges girls face, while promoting girls' empowerment and the fulfillment of their human rights. To achieve gender ...
 
 
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12 Oct
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