In Focus: International Day of the Girl 2020
Videos | Top stories | From our partners | Infographic | Social media
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.
Top storiesOur Executive Director answers your questions!
From our partners
- UNFPA: What we learn by listening to girls
- UNICEF: Teen. Girl. Activist
- UN Women and Plan International to host Instagram Live on digital youth activism
Infographic: End the stigma. Period.
Celebrate girl power on Social Media
Girls are taking action, finding their voices and expressing their visions for an equal future. This Day of the Girl, come together online to celebrate their talents and accomplishments.
Access our social media package in Trello and Dropbox (available in multiple languages), featuring motivational cards, activities, animations, stickers, videos and stories.
Don’t forget to engage by using these hashtags: #DayoftheGirl #GenerationEquality (English); #DíaDeLaNiña #GeneraciónIgualdad (Spanish); #JournéeDeLaFille #GénérationÉgalité (French)
@un_women, @onumujeres, @onufemmes, @phumzileunwomen,
UN Women, ONU Mujeres, ONU Femmes, on Facebook
unwomen on Snapchat
UN Women on Instagram
UN Women on Pinterest
UN Women on LinkedIn
See our In Focus pages for International Day of the Girl Child in the past: 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012