In 2012, the United Nations declared that October 11th, will be declared the International Day of the Girl. This day was not only established to recognize and address the needs and challenges girls face from all corners of the world, it also promotes the empowerment of their basic human rights. Often, those basic human rights are denied, due to war, conflict, oppression, and many other reasons.
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Gender equality between boys and girls isn’t optional, it is necessary. Our future depends on it.