Value of Girl Child

Change for Progress in South Asia

UNICEF South Asia
Adolescent girl in nepal
UNICEF/2016/Pirozzi

04 July 2018

One-third of all children in the world live in South Asia with unequal opportunities. Girls, in particular, face gender-specific barriers, biases, and are vulnerable to multiple levels of discrimination due to pervasive norms and harmful practices. These, in turn, determine the value of the girl child in society.

Here's a video that highlights these gender imbalances and low value of girl child in the region with a strong message to stop and remove these pervasive norms and barriers.