Kasturba Hospital celebrates International Day of the Girl Child
Manipal, Oct 12, 2021: Kasturba Hospital, Manipal celebrated International Day of the Girl Child by honouring the newborn girl children in the Kasturba Hospital on October 11.
Dr. Avinash Shetty, Medical Superintendent honoured a newborn girl child.
“The reason behind the celebration of International Day of the Girl Child is to give proper education, healthcare, and equal opportunities to girls and women. They should be safe from gender bias, violence, and discrimination. Women represent half of the world’s population and it is crucial to accelerate their development,” he said.
International Day of the Girl Child celebrated on October 11 is dedicated to the growth of girls around the world. This year it is being observed with the theme “Digital generation. Our generation”.