United Nations: On International Day of the Girl Child, UN secretary-general Ban Ki-moon on Sunday called on the world to give girls all the opportunities they deserve as they mature to adulthood.
Ban said the international community should enable girls to avoid child marriage and unwanted pregnancy, protect them against HIV transmission, and acquire the education and skills they need to realize their potential.
Girl should be leave their lives free from fear and violence. If we achieved that, we will see the growth of one nation.
Ban also emphasized on the gender equality as well as women empowerment. He quoted “the vision of a life of dignity for all”.