The National Girl Child day is celebrated on 24thJanuary in India since 2009. The Ministry of Women and Child Development initiated it in 2008. The theme of The National Girl Child Day this year is “Empowering Girls for a Brighter Tomorrow.” This day is celebrated with a series of events like awareness programs, self-defence training, drawing classes, sessions on child literacy etc. that continue up to March 8 which is the International Women’s Day.
Some of the objectives behind celebrating the National Girl Child Day are as follows:
Below are some instagram accounts that you should follow if you’re passionate about art and anti- patriarchy: