It's International Day of the Girl - a day to bring attention to girls' rights and the challenges that they face around the world.
Almost 25 years ago at the United Nations' fourth World Conference for Women, held in Beijing, China, the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action policy for the empowerment of women was adopted.
"Today, October 11, we join over 100 countries in celebrating International Day of the Girl".
On the occasion of International Day of Girl, UNICEF, the child rights body, tweeted, "Brave, Powerful, Bold, Innovative, Resilient, Courageous, Strong, Unscripted, Unstoppable".
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We can't control what happens with the Japan-Scotland game, so on Saturday it's up to us to get our business done as best we can". Given the current ongoing controversy over the decision to cancel rather than reschedule certain games due to typhoon Hagibis, .
As the economic cost and burden of child marriage and low educational attainment is increasingly recognised, some leaders and governments are implementing comprehensive plans to end child marriage and remove barriers to girls' education.
Today on #InternationalDayoftheGirlChild we are launching our awareness programme on rights of the Girl Child through mobile Truck Art messaging enabled by Samar Minallah's fantastic Truck Art. For far too many girls around the world, a quality education and safe childhood is out of reach.
But in other countries it can be hard for girls to go to school - their family might not be able to afford it or they might want them to stay at home or get married instead of completing their studies.
International Day of the Girl Child is being observed across the globe to create awareness and to recognize the rights of women and girls across the globe. In the following years, the themes were, "innovating for girls' education", "Empowering Adolescent Girls: Ending the Cycle of Violence", and "The Power of Adolescent Girl: Vision for 2030", "Girls' Progress = Goals' Progress: What Counts for Girls,", "EmPOWER Girls: Before, during and after crises", and the theme for 2018 was "With Her: A Skilled Girl Force".
She is well on track to become the first Australian since Lleyton Hewitt in 2002 to end the year with the No.1 tennis ranking. She wants to have a big finish to the year, with the WTA finals at the end of this month in Shenzhen, China.
California's 2019 wildfire season has begun as high winds whip up fires across the northern part of the state. On the other hand, PG&E said it had restored power to 126,000 customers in Northern California by 6:00 a.m.
Paul was promoting his new Netflix series Living with Yourself on the BBC chat show, which sees him play both main characters. Rudd had a recurring role as the husband of Lisa Kudrow's character, Phoebe , from 2002 until the show's end in 2004.
Harvey Elliott va devoir observer une période de quatorze jours sans football, rapporte lequipe.fr, visité vendredi par senego. Le jeune joueur, titularisé en Carabao Cup avec Liverpool cette saison, est considéré comme l'un des grands espoirs anglais.
Un autre record pour entrer dans la légende, une autre statistique passionnante, comme beaucoup d'autres le font dans sa carrière. Les deux équipes, très bien placées pour se qualifier, se retrouveront lundi à Kiev pour un choc entre invaincus.
From a broader perspective, though, B.C. has posted gains of 33,400 jobs when September 2019 is compared with the September 2018 numbers.
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The existential threat to birds also impacts humanity. "Some birds are likely to adapt in ways we can't foresee". Wells said ME is home to a total of 285 regularly occurring breeding, migrant and wintering species of birds.
Miami holds off No. 20 Virginia, 17-9
ESPN reported Virginia coach Bronco Mendenhall said postgame the injury was to an ankle, but did not share additional details. Time and time again the Hurricanes defense was at its best against the Cavaliers while inside their own 20-yard line .
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Police say four people have been killed in a shooting in Brooklyn that also injured three others. He said there was no indication that it was a gang-related incident.
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Trump said Friday's deal has yet to be put down on paper but said, "We should be able to get that done over the next four weeks". USA manufacturers are hurt by rising costs from the tariffs and by uncertainty over when and how the trade hostilities will win.