The Third Committee of the United Nations General Assembly agreed to designate October 11 as the International Day of the Girl to be observed every year beginning in 2012! In a resolution presented by Canda, the General Assembly invites Member States, the UN system, other international organizations and civil society to observe the International Day of the Girl and to raise awareness of the situation of girls around the world. Click here to read more at Xperedon Charity News.
LitWorld celebrated International Day of the Girl this past September 22 by having everyone Stand Up for Girls at noon. We're thrilled to see this day get officially ordained on the calendar for years to come!