Day of the Girl (Article)

Today marks the first ever International Day of the Girl, which is trying to raise awareness about girls issues all around the world. I admittedly don’t know much about this yet, but here are some interesting facts I read from the main Day of the Girl Website:

Only 30% of girls worldwide are enrolled in secondary school

One out of seven girls in developing countries are married before the age of 15

54% of 3rd-5th grade girls worry about their appearance, and 37% worry about their weight

For more facts and information about women’s rights, go to:


Raising awareness is the first step in bringing about true change! Keep yourself informed!


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