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International Day of the Girl is more than just a day. It is a movement to speak out against gender bias and advocate for girls’ rights everywhere. The United Nations General Assembly passed a resolution marking October 11 as the International Day of the Girl.  10.11.12 is bigger than one issue, one organization, or even one country.   

The Day of the Girl is about highlighting, celebrating, discussing, and advancing girls lives and opportunities across the globe. When girls come together to talk about what really matters to us, we can teach other people–grownups, boys, and girls all across the world–a new way of thinking about issues like gender stereotypes, discrimination, and opportunity.  

Get the girls together in your troop and get a city proclamation. This official declaration provides an opportunity for you to support girls everywhere, and speak out against the stereotypes, obstacles and problems girls still face. It means asking your Mayor or Councilmember to declare 10.11.12 as the Day of the Girl!   

Click here to access the Day of the Girl Proclamation Toolkit.   

Click here to view more information on Day of the Girl or visit their website.