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Girl Child Day Celebration - Department Of Humanities: Jan 23, 2020

“A Smiling face of every little girl is the signature of God’s presence”- Amit Ray

The Department of Humanities, celebrated the Girl Child Day on January 23, 2020. A speech competition was conducted on the topic “The most Inspirational Woman in my Life.” Many students participated and the winners were given prizes. Ashok Aakash of I BA (SEP), Nathasha of I BA (HEP), Priscilla of I BA (JPE) and Beauty Kumari of I BA (HEP) won the prizes.

An activity wherein students made placards with various inspiring slogans displayed on them was also organised. They also watched the inspirational talk of Muniba Masari, a Pakistani activist in which she reveals the adverse situations she faced in her life and how she overcame it. Faculty members also expressed their views on Girl Chid Day. The event was really awakening for the students to work against gender discrimination and to take initiative to remove all the inequalities, beginning with their own vicinity.

National Girl Child Day was initiated in 2008 by the Ministry of Women and Child Development. The main objective behind is to highlight the inequalities faced by girls, to promote awareness including the rights of a girl child, the importance of education, health and nutrition. According to the National Crime Records in 2011 there were greater than 2,30,000 reported incidents of crimes against women, while in 2015 there were over 3,00,000 reported incidents - a 44% increase.

Various events are organised every year all across the country to celebrate Girl Child Day to promote education and equal status in society. The Govt of India also organises several campaigns to increase consciousness of “Save the Girl Child.”

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