National Commission on the Rights of Child

Celebrating Girl Child Day with SOS Village Children

Islamabad – October 13, 2020 – Girls can be powerful agents of change, and nothing should keep them from participating in matters affecting their lives. NCRC Member ICT, Dr. Rubina Fareed interacts with children in SOS village to mark the International Day of the Girl Child, a day dedicated to girls ’empowerment, fulfilment of girls’ rights and solving challenges that they face. Empowering girls and promoting gender equality is crucial to accelerating sustainable development. Ending all forms of discrimination against women and girls is not only a basic human right, but it also has a multiplier effect across all other development areas.