What is this day all about?
The day aims to highlight and address the needs and challenges girls face, while promoting girls' empowerment and the fulfillment of their human rights. October 11th is about increasing the awareness of gender inequality.
Through highlighting the different struggles that women go through and what we can all do to help reduce (and finally, eliminate) the stereotypical assumptions about women's abilities, limitations and perceptions. Both men and women can help campaign. We can all become untiring advocates for equality and to set examples for the younger generations
To find out more information and to read about what you can do to help visit unwomen.org
If you have your own inspirational story, how you're challenging the stereotypical assumptions please let us know and get in touch via firstname.lastname@example.org. Start your email with 'Girl Power' and who knows? You may feature on website some day soon!