International Girl Child Day, Here Are Some Quotes In Honour Of Girls

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October 11 annually is observed every year as International Girl child day and is observed to shed light on needs and challenges girls' face on a daily basis

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International Girl Child Day

October 11 is observed annually as International Girl Child Day. The day aims at shedding light on needs and challenges girls' face on a daily basis along with the promotion of women empowerment. Here are some great quotes which represent the Women of today. Notable personalities have reacted on the International Girl Child day as well.

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The history behind the day

Reports suggest that 25 years ago, some 30,000 women and men from 200 countries had arrived from Beijing for the Fourth World Conference on Women who were determined at the time to recognize the rights of women and girls as human rights. The conference culminated in the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action.

Quotes

Many famous personalities have spoken about women empowerment. Here are some notable quotes.

Eleanor Roosevelt: Without your consent no one can make you feel inferior

Maya Angelou: One can never know how amazing one can be if one is is trying to be normal

Writer William Shakespeare: She maybe little but she is fierce

Amelia Earheart: The most impactful way to do it is to do it

TV personality Oprah Winfrey: Just Harness power to passion if you want to fly

Saint Mother Teresa:  One cannot do great things only small things with great love

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Notable personalities react

UN chief has expressed his view on International Girl Child Day

Women and Child Development Minister Smriti Irani also reacted to the day.

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