Statement from President Donald J. Trump on International Day of the Girl


Observance of International Day of the Girl Child in Kohima on October 11.

I would like to take this opportunity to invite you to celebrate the International Day of the Girl with me by participating in the Government of Canada's #ClaimYourPlace campaign and tell us about the fantastic girls who are making a difference around you.

He stated that adolescent girls have the right to a safe, educated, and healthy life, not only during these critical formative years, but also as they mature into women. "We recognize that the girls of today will tomorrow be leaders in every nation and every sector of the economy", Trump said in the statement. Prosperity and nutrition are improving, child marriage and teenage pregnancy are declining, and female educational attainment and participation in the labour force are on the rise.

Miss Antwi, the role play Gender Minister who read the substantial Minister's speech said the Ministry took the responsibility of ensuring gender equality and social protection of children and vulnerable groups in our society very seriously. The International Day of the Girl Child focuses attention on the need to address the challenges girls face and to promote girls' empowerment and the fulfilment of their human rights.

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The producers end by challenging viewers to aid in tackling a series of "global goals" by the year 2030: ending child marriage, putting all girls in school, ending the AIDS epidemic and ending all forms of violence toward girls.

Madam Fadimata Alainchar, Country Director for Plan Ghana said girls were the future and have the right to have their voices heard.

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