24 Jan 2022 National Girl Child Day-

  • Every year 24 Jan is celebrated as National Girl Child Day in India. Celebrating this day was started for the first time in the year 2009 by the Ministry of Women & Child Development.
  • Organized programs like Save the Girl Child campaign, child sex ratio, & promotion of a healthy & safe environment for girls are organized on this day.
  • The theme of “Girl Child Day” 2021 was Digital Generation, Our Generation’. The theme of Girl’s Day in the year 2020, was ‘My voice, our shared future’. This year the theme of Girl Child’s Day 2022 has not been announced yet.
  • There is a special reason for celebrating 24 Jan every year as Girl Child Day, on this day in the year 1966 Indira Gandhi was sworn in as the first woman Prime Minister of the country, due to which 24 Jan is the day of women empowerment in history of India. It was considered an important day for :-
  • National Girl Child Day in India is celebrated on 24 Jan & 11 October as International Girl Child Day.
  • The purpose of National Girl Child Day is to make everyone aware of the rights of girls & girls should get all opportunities like other people. Apart from this, support should be given to the girls of the country & gender prejudices should be eradicated.
  • In the last years, the Government, of India has taken several steps to improve’ the condition of girls.
  • save the girls
  • save girl child
  • Sukanya Samriddhi Yojana
  • cbse flight plan,
  • free or subsidized education for girls

Source: Ministry of Women and Child Development

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