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".
Britain's Sending a Toy to the Moon
Once the lander reaches the Moon, the 3lb 5oz (1.5kg) rover will drop from beneath it to the surface along with other payloads. SpaceBit will be one of those partners, sending the rover to the surface inside Astrobotic's Peregrine lander.
Michael Cheika takes early jab at Eddie Jones
Matt To'omua lined up in the 10 jersey against Georgia , the third first-five the Wallabies have gone with at the tournament. It doesn't matter, all the different things, who's had a week off, who's had a week on, who's been resting, who hasn't".
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".
Talking in London on Tuesday, he mentioned: "I can't imagine we're the one dwelling entity within the universe". As evidence of his influence on the field, Queloz now has more than 100 astronomical objects named after him.
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.
Supporting Siddharth Shukla , Shehnaz tries to stop Koena when she questions her and calls her Siddharth's manager. Leave aside the couples, the race to be seen on the cameras took a toll on the friendships inside the house.
Yovanovitch did not respond to TIME's request for comment, and has shunned the news media as the Ukraine scandal has escalated. Not only did she appear for her scheduled deposition, but boy did she have a lot to say. "She's a courageous woman", said Rep.
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.
Pour nous faire patienter jusque là, la star a dévoilé l'un de ses nouveaux morceaux, enregistré et diffusé via Colors Show . Ce dernier était déjà présent sur l'album " Brol " mais il sera, cette-fois, joué en version orchestrale.
Audubon report finds hundreds of bird species in peril
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.
Red-hot Medvedev beats Tsitsipas to reach Shanghai final
Federer and Djokovic had been a combined 13-0 in Shanghai with a spot in the semifinals on the line, but both lost Friday. Zverev will next play Matteo Berrettini , an 11th-seeded Italian who defeated fourth-seeded Dominic Thiem 7-6 (8), 6-4.
Pourquoi Ronaldo a marqué 699 buts et non pas 700 ?
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.
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 .
Man City 'join the race' for United target Ruben Dias
A long-term injury to Aymeric Laporte has underpinned a stuttering start to the defence of their Premier League title. Dias has a deal until 2024 with the Lisbon club, but his contract includes a £59 million release clause.
Australia Tennis Star Ashleigh Barty Wins "The Don" Award
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.