11th October reminds the world of
the International Day of the Girl Child.
Started as a project and
grew as ‘Plan International’
“Because I am a girl”.
The United Nations General Assembly
stepped forward to pass a resolution adopting
October 11, 2012, as the
inaugural International Day of Girls.
to raise awareness of nurturing girls globally.
The theme in the year 2019 is” Girls Force”
Unscripted and Unstoppable.
To celebrate the achievements by, with, and for girls
soaring high to rise on their wings of dreams to
fulfil their human rights.
But for many girls around the world
gender discrimination and inequality persists
lost, broken and cheated are they
becomes a victim of agony every day
ascertain news and social media regularly.
My heart weeps to see little girls scampering around
the crossword selling bouquets
for two meals a day
to wipe out the grime from the grand car window panes,
to obliviate their childhood each day.
~ Anjana Prasad