Day 5 is about Girls Education Around the World! Join us tonight at 7:00PM EST at Day of the Girl Summit to learn about how YOU can be part of the global movement for universal girls’ education. Girls Learn International and 10×10 will help guide our chat and share some important resources.
Day 6 is about Revolutionary Girls! Join members of Women in Learning and Leadership from TCNJ at 2:00PM EST on Saturday, October 6th at Day of the Girl Summit to learn abouthow girls become leaders.
Day 7 will help us get even more PUMPED for 10.11.12! Join members of She’s the First on Sunday, October 7th at 7:00PM EST at Day of the Girl Summit to share your stories of celebration and excitement for the 1st Day of the Girl!
Day 8 explores Shadya and the power of girls’ sports! JoinSage Girl on Monday, October 8th at 7:00PM EST at Day of the Girl Summit to talk about the film Shadya and how sports have made a difference in your life.
Day 9 is about Girls Ending Violence Against Girls! Join members of Say NO UNiTE and WAGGGS on Tuesday, October 9th at 7:00PM EST at Day of the Girl Summit to talk about theWorld We Want for Girls! Here is a worksheet to help you prepare for the chat: http://gallery.mailchimp.com/05e7c1c9e8a71b54d3784485d/files/Action_Day_9_Violence_vs._Girls.pdf
Day 10 is about Girls at the United Nations! Join the Working Group on Girls on Wednesday, October 10th at 7:00PM EST at Day of the Girl Summit and learn how you can become involved in the girls’ rights movement at the United Nations.
October 11, 2012
From the UN journal for October 8th 2012
Special events on the occasion of the International Day of the Girl Child (11 October)
Panel discussion on “The protection of children from harmful practices in plural legal systems (co-organized by the Office of the Special Representative of the Secretary-General on Violence against Children, the Permanent Mission of Angola and Plan International)
Thursday, 11 October 2012, from 08:30 to 09:30 in Conference Room 7 (NLB).
[All are invited to attend. For further information, please contact Ms. Sanna Käki, Office of the Special Representative of the Secretary-General on Violence against Children (e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org; tel. 1 (212) 824-6265).]
(In observance of the International Day of the Girl Child)
Date: Thursday October 11, 2012 Time: 10:00 a.m. – 12:15 p.m
Location: Salvation Army, 221 East 52nd Street, New York, NY
3. A WGG co-sponsored event
Abigail Lawlis Kuzma joined the Office of the Indiana Attorney General in April 2009 as the Director and Chief
Counsel of Consumer Protection. The Indiana Attorney General and the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern
district of Indiana are co-chairs of the Indiana Prevention of Abused and Trafficked Humans Task Force (IPATH) and ran an anti-human trafficking campaign during Super Bowl 2012.
David Arkless is ManpowerGroup’s Global President of Corporate and Government Affairs. As a world-renowned
expert on labor market trends, he is a highly influential campaigner in the fight to end human trafficking. Amongst his many activities, he is also President of the Board of End Human Trafficking Now, the leading global organization
empowering the business community to eradicate human trafficking and modern day slavery.
Joost Kooijmans as Special Assistant in the UN’s Office of the Special Representative of the Secretary-General (SRSG) on Violence Against Children is a global independent advocate in favour of the prevention and elimination of all forms of violence against children. Previously he has also served as legal officer in the ILO’s International Programme on the Elimination of Child Labour (IPEC), including in Southern Africa and as an expert for the European Commission for the United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights. WGG Intl Day of Girl 2012 Flier-1
High-level panel discussion on “Ending child marriage” (co-organized by the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN-Women) and Girls Not Brides)
Thursday, 11 October 2012, from 13:15 to 14:30 in Conference Room 4 (NLB).
[All permanent missions and permanent observer missions, United Nations agencies and accredited non-governmental organizations are invited to attend. For further information, please contact Ms. Salma Hamid, UNFPA (e-mail email@example.com; tel. 1 (212) 297-5018).]
Join Us LIVE on Thursday, October 11th at 7:00PM for the Day of the Girl Celebration Broadcast!
We have been SUPER busying getting ready for our Virtual Summitand LIVE Broadcast on 10.11.12 at 7:00PM EST – and let me tell you, it is going to be AMAZING! THANK YOU to everyone who has sent us videos, photos, posters, and messages for the LIVE Broadcast – Keep’em coming! Tune in on October 11th at 7:00PM to see your message on our LIVE Broadcast.