St Agnes CBSE School Bendur Celebrates International Day of the Girl Child
Ja Sam Djevojka –I am a girl
Protect her, respect her treat her equally
Mangaluru: International Day of the Girl Child is an annual and internationally recognized observance on October 11 that empowers girls and amplifies their voices. Like its adult version, International Women’s Day, celebrated on March 8, International Day of the Girl Child acknowledges the importance, power, and potential of adolescent girls by encouraging the opening up of more opportunities for them. At the same time, this day is designated to eliminate gender-based challenges that little girls face around the world, including child marriages, poor learning opportunities, violence, and discrimination.
International Day of the Girl Child began as part of the international, non-governmental organization Plan International’s campaign “Because I am a Girl.” The campaign was designed to nurture girls — especially in developing countries, promote their rights, and bring them out of poverty. International Day of the Girl Child was born as an idea during the campaign and grew into practice when its representatives requested the Canadian federal government to seek a coalition of supporters. Eventually, the United Nations became involved.
It was then formally proposed by Canada to be passed as a resolution in the United Nations General Assembly. Consequently, on December 19, 2011, the U.N. General Assembly successfully adopted the resolution of recognizing October 11, 2012, as the inaugural day of International Day of the Girl Child, which was specifically centered around the grave issue of child marriages.
Being an institution, which has years of experience in educating the girl child. St Agnes School holds a unique place in history of Mangalore. Empowering woman has been supported constantly and would always would do this noble deed.
A day to recognize was the celebration of International Day of Girl child. Virtual activities were conducted for the students for grade I to V.
This event was the joint effort of teachers Madhura and Savitha.
The following activities were planned for the students of grade I to V
|GRADE||NAME OF THE EVENTS|
|I &II||Family’s three or four generation of women photos in one frame.|
|III & IV||Fancy dress on “Save Girl Child”|
|V||Slogans on “Save Girl child”|
On International Girl Child Day let us all remember Girl Child is the sweetest blessing and Most Beautiful creation of God.