National Girl Child Day
Girl Child, National Girl Child Day

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AS girls continue to play second fiddle in India, in 2008 the government earmarked today, January 24, as National Girl Child Day to create awareness about the inequalities and gender discrimination faced by female children in India. It also aims to highlight the importance of their education, health, and nutrition as well as creating a safe and healthy environment for the girl child.