Oct 13: International Day of the Girl Child: Focus on Afghanistan
Oct 13, 2021 - 12:00 PM-12:45 PM (Eastern)
The International Day of the Girl Child focuses attention on the need to address the challenges girls face and to promote girls’ empowerment and the fulfilment of their human rights. An investment in realizing the power of adolescent girls upholds their rights today and promises a more equitable and prosperous future, one in which half of humanity is an equal partner in solving the problems of climate change, political conflict, economic growth, disease prevention, and global sustainability. This event will address Sustainable Development Goal 5: Gender Equality. Secondary Level (ages 13-20).