New Delhi: With an aim to spread awareness about the inequality girls face as compared to boys, National Girl Child Day is celebrated across India every year on 24th January.
In order to spread awareness about the inequalities face by the girl child among the people, and to ensure that they get equal opportunities and exposure, the Ministry of Women and Child Development and the Government of India established National Girl Child Day in 2008.
The main objective of National Girl Child Day is to: To spread awareness among people about all the inequalities faced by girls in the country. To promote awareness about the rights of a girl child. To increase awareness on the importance of girl education, health, and nutrition.
Significance of National Girl Child Day
The Government of India has started National Girl Child Day to bring equality in society as a campaign. This campaign aims to make people aware of girls across the country. Also, its objective is to tell people that women have an equal contribution to building society. People from all walks of life are included and made aware that girls should also have the right to make decisions.