International Day of the Girl Child 2017

Couronne Nord 1 Primary School, Niamey, Niger. Credit: GPE/Kelly Lynch

The theme for this year's International Day of the Girl is Girls' Progress = Goals' Progress: What Counts for Girls. Only when investments in programs for girls on issues that particularly affect them - due to both their age and gender - are complemented with corresponding investments in data on girls, can we make real progress towards greater accountability in domains of critical importance to them.

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