Category Archives: Oct 11: Day Of The Girl Child

Saima’s Dilemma

Naureen Lalani, ASAP Youth Champion, Pakistan. On the occasion of International Day of the Girl Child, 2017, Naureen reflects on the need to provide access to safe abortion services so that girls grow up with the ability to make the … Continue reading

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My Life at 15

Theblog was originally published here-https://ceezana10.wordpress.com/2015/10/11/my-life-at-15/?preview=true&preview_id=1205&preview_nonce=c601c21a4c on the occasion of International Day of Girl Child Oct 11th! I am born in a middle class family with good reputation and environment. My parents are educated and they are well known in the … Continue reading

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Let us save our daughters………from us !!

In January this year the Prime Minister of India launched the ‘Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao’ BBBP (Save the daughter, Educate the Daughter) campaign. While there is much good about this campaign and it is certainly a laudable effort, there are … Continue reading

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Being A Girl… Is that So Bad!

As part of the series for the International Day of the Girl child, Youth Champion, Anupriya Sathe uses creative writing to explore subsumed gender identities and gender discrimination in this blogpost. Anupriya works with Population First, Mumbai (India).  I came into … Continue reading

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Is This Interest In Young Girls Merely A Matter Of Tokenism?

The second blogpost in our series for the International Day Of The Girl Child, Oct 11 comes from Nepal, and is written by our youth champion Shreejana Bhajracharya. She also blogs at Kumari: A feminist.  We all agree that “Safe … Continue reading

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