International Day of the Girl – October 11th

020Theme for 2013: Innovating for Girls’ Education

On December 19, 2011, United Nations General Assembly adopted Resolution 66/170 to declare October 11 as the International Day of the Girl Child, to recognize girls’ rights and the unique challenges girls face around the world.

Girls face discrimination and violence every day across the world. The International Day of the Girl Child focuses attention on the need to address the challenges girls face and to promote girls’ empowerment and the fulfillment of their human rights.

Au Pair in America promotes education through the Global Awareness Program exclusive to APIA!  Au Pairs are encouraged to share their culture to promote international understanding in American classrooms around the USA.  If you are interested in learning more about Au Pair in America’s Global Awareness program click here.

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