Today is January 24, celebrated as National Girl Child Day 2022 in India. There are many main reasons for celebrating National Girl Child Day in India. There was a time when girls were killed in the womb. But now the girls of our country are making their mark in every field. Girls are now becoming aware, and they are getting educated, recognizing their abilities, and moving towards their goals. But girls did not have this freedom earlier. Girls have faced violence and discrimination since ancient times. Although the situation has improved a bit recently, there are still many such provinces where girls do not get complete freedom. Therefore, National Girl Child Day is celebrated on January 24 in India to spread awareness to educate girls.
History Of National Girl Child Day
The Government of India started celebrating National Girl’s Child Day in 2008. It was primarily launched by the Ministry of Women and Child Development to spread public awareness about the inequalities faced by girls in Indian society.
Why is National Girl Child Day celebrated on January 24?
Celebrating National Girl’s Child Day on January 24 is related to Indira Gandhi. Indira Gandhi was the first woman Prime Minister of our country. She was an inspiration to many women. According to the information received, Indira Gandhi took the oath as the first woman Prime Minister on January 24 itself. Therefore, to empower every woman of India like Indira Gandhi, January 24 was celebrated as National Girl Child Day.
There are many objectives of celebrating National Girl’s Child Day, which is based on the equal opportunity of girls and women. Every girl and woman of India has the right to know about their rights. For this, girls must be educated to understand their rights and make their lives better. This day aims to promote awareness about the issues faced by the girl child in India, such as education, nutrition, child marriage, legal rights and medical care, protection, and respect.
The purpose of celebrating National Girl Child Day (2022) is now successful to a great extent. In today’s era, girls are not only getting educated, but they are making their name and their family proud by moving ahead in their field. Apart from education, girls also make their name proud in sports and other physical activities. On the Occasion Of Republic Day, now women contingent of CRPF also show daring stunts. Beti Bachao Beti Padhao is also a central part of it. Through this, many daughters have got the right to live their life. It is expected that the small-minded people who are left will also understand the importance of girls and help them move forward in the coming time.