National Girl Child Day 2024:History, significance

National Girl Child Day 2024:History, significance

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On January 24 of Every year, National Girl Child Day is observed these words are heard by the crowd who have come to attend the Programme. VIPs and VVIPs are in front of the function venue; regular guests are behind them. There is a sound of conversation between elders, children playing, and street vendors. Amid this, the anchor begins with a welcome speech and welcome invite for the VIPs and VVIPs. The anchor then reads, “The National Girl Child Day is observed to highlight the inequalities the girl child is facing and to resolve issues of child marriage, Gender Discrimination etc.”

The crowd was attentive when the anchor began to speak; though it lasted only a few minutes. The elders themselves are busy speaking with each other without giving an ear to the speech given by the anchor. The anchor continues her speech and speaks on the awareness campaigns conducted to spread awareness of the issues faced by the girls. Also, she mentions that Girl Child Day is the same day when Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao were launched in the year 2015.

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Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao

The people sitting far away have gone into their world with their conversations. Few of them have created their world with the help of their smartphones. But the speech of the anchor is just going on, the world of National Girl Child Day is now heard only by the dumb people. A few minutes later, the speech ends the anchor invites the participants to come to the stage. At first, a group of female school students perform a traditional dance, and few people interested in it gaze from their seats while the rest are busy with their usual tasks.

After a few more performances by school students, the anchor begins to give a speech on the “History of a National Girl Child Day”. The day was launched in the year 2008 by the Ministry of Women and Child Development. The aim is to highlight issues faced by the girls and to look for ways to resolve the issues of child marriage, gender-based discrimination, equal opportunities in careers etc Concludes the anchor.

National Girl child day

More than two hours have passed since the National Girl Child Day program began people now are shifting from one chair to another chair so they can avoid sunlight, speak with the people they like, sit comfortably etc. Few of them are leaving the venue whereas the others are just standing far away from the venue and discussing about politics. Amid the chairs for the guests, the children are playing and the anchor continues her speech.

She now speaks on the theme of National Girl Child Day and says “Empowering Girls for a Brighter Tomorrow” was the 2019 theme and for 2020 and 2021 it was “My Voice Common Feature” and “Digital Generation Our Generation are the themes. Finally, she speaks about the reason to observe on January 24 which is Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao Scheme (Save the Girl Child, Educate the Girl Child) launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 22 January 2015.

The programme is at its ending stage she begins talking about Objectives, significance and wishes. The objectives of National Girl Child Day Care Promoting Gender Equality, Protecting girls’ rights and Empowering Girls. The anchor begins talking about the Importance and mentions awareness of girl education, girl empowerment and child marriage. Her final talk was on the wishes of the Day just as we wish others on a respective day for eg: Deepavali, New Year, Birthdays etc.

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FAQ

1. Why National Girl Child day is Celebrated on January 24?

Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao Scheme (Save the Girl Child, Educate the Girl Child) launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 22 January 2015 keeping this in mind the Girl child day is celebrated on January 24

2.Waht is the Theme of the Girl child day for the year?

The theme of the Girl child day is not announced for the year

4. Mention few unique type of wishes for the National Girl child day?

Few Unique wishes are

May every girl grow up in an environment filled with love, support, and encouragement, enabling her to reach her full potential.

May every girl grow up in an environment filled with love, support, and encouragement, enabling her to reach her full potential.

5. Mention Quotes of the Girl Child day?

The girl child has by far left behind the boy child because the girl child is aggressive, very aggressive. (Victor Manan Nyambala).

Though she is little, she is fierce. (William Shakespeare)

 All girls know that they can be anything now. That transformation is to be one of the most satisfying things. (Ellen Johnson Sirleaf).

If you want something said, ask a man; if you want something done, ask a woman. (Margaret Thatcher)



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