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In Focus: International Day of the Girl 2020
11 October 2020

Ramallah- Nisaa FM - On International Day of the Girl Child, 11 October, amplify the voices and rights of girls everywhere.

The theme for this year, “My voice, our equal future”, reimagines a better world inspired and led by adolescent girls, as part of the global Generation Equality movement.

Girls worldwide are demanding a life free from gender-based violence, access to health, skills, recognition and investment as leaders of social change.

Watch this space for inspiring stories from girls to know, live conversations, and updates from our partners.


Op-ed: Why we’re uniting in support of African girl leaders to beat AIDS and shift power

In a joint op-ed for International Day if the Girl Child, UN Women Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, UNAIDS Executive Director Winnie Byanyima, UNESCO Director General  Audrey Azoulay, UNFPA Executive Director  Natalia Kanem and UNICEF Executive Director Henrietta Fore highlight the need for vital investments and transformational policy shifts so that all of Africa’s girls can enjoy all of their rights to education and empowerment.