January 24 National Girl Child day
• Every of 24th January is celebrated as a National Girl Child Day.
• Ministry of Women & Child Development, govt. of India initiated this in 2008.
• The purpose to celebrate this day is to spread awareness among people about all the inequalities girls face in Indian Society.
• Punjab announced this 2021 January as the MONTH OF THE GIRL CHILD. The scheme Dheeiyan Di Lohri has been launched.
• NATIONAL GIRL CHILD DAY is being celebrated across to raise awareness on the issue of declining Child Sex Ration.
• This year is also marked as the 4th anniversary of BETI BACHAO, BETI PADHAO.
A Girl Child Brings Joy,
She is No Less than a Boy.