National Girl Child Day in India

On January 24th, the world celebrates International Women's Day. One day before that, on January 23rd, it is National Girls Child Day in India.

The first National Girl Child Day was held on December 9, 2012. The day is to draw attention to the struggles faced by girls in India and inspire them towards a healthier, brighter future.


It was first celebrated by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on December 9, 2012.

India's National Girl Child Day is a day to celebrate the empowerment of women and their role in changing their lives.

This annual event celebrates women bringing change to the nation by focusing on girls, empowering them with education, skill development, and technological resources.