On October 11, the world celebrated the “International Day of the Girl Child.” The day was created by the United Nations near the end of 2011 as a way to raise awareness for girls’ rights and honour the unique challenges young girls face.
I may be a mother to three energetic boys, but I still love the concept of celebrating the girls in our lives. After all, I’m also an aunt to five amazing nieces!
While the official day may have passed, finding ways to encourage our girls to excel doesn’t have to be limited to a single day of the year! Looking for ways to celebrate and empower the girls in your life? These books and movies are a great place to start! [Read more…]