29 July 2022

International Day of the Girl 2023

Unicef-IDG-2023-ThemeAnnounce-16-9-withlogos.png The International Day of the Girl (IDG) – observed annually on 11 October – is a global platform to advocate for the full spectrum of girls’ rights. This year, at a time when we are seeing a range of movements and actions to curtail girls’ and women’s rights and roll back progress on gender equality…, A call to action, UN0350837 From October 2023 – October 2024, UNICEF and our government and civil society partners collectively call for global stakeholders to:   1. Centre girls in the protection and promotion of rights All like-minded partners must centre girls’ rights in their work to tackle the pushback against gender equality. Whether it is on maternal health…, The challenge, A young girl who has been visually disabled (blind) since birth is a high school student In almost every country, patriarchy and power dynamics afford boys comparative advantages compared to girls in most domains. These advantages accrue over time. During adolescence, paths diverge considerably. Social and gender norms constrict adolescent girls’…, Investing in girls, Club de Chicas in the Dominican Republic Targeted and evidence-based investments in key areas that promote girls’ leadership and well-being are needed to secure their rights and development – in every setting and context. It is imperative to increase funding in key areas, including girls' health, education, violence prevention, and economic…, UNICEF's commitment to gender equality