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Day of the Girl Launch Assembly Presentation
Day of the Girl Launch Assembly Presentation
Day of the Girl Launch Assembly Presentation
Day of the Girl Launch Assembly Presentation
Day of the Girl Launch Assembly Presentation
Day of the Girl Launch Assembly Presentation
Day of the Girl Launch Assembly Presentation
Day of the Girl Launch Assembly Presentation
Day of the Girl Launch Assembly Presentation
Day of the Girl Launch Assembly Presentation
Day of the Girl Launch Assembly Presentation
Day of the Girl Launch Assembly Presentation
Day of the Girl Launch Assembly Presentation
Day of the Girl Launch Assembly Presentation
Day of the Girl Launch Assembly Presentation
Day of the Girl Launch Assembly Presentation
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Day of the Girl Launch Assembly Presentation

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Raising awareness around Int'l Day of the Girl, Oct 11 2013. …

Raising awareness around Int'l Day of the Girl, Oct 11 2013.
Week long celebration and awareness drive at Chartwell Elementary, a UNICEF Rights Respecting School

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  • 1. Week  Long  Celebration  of  the   International  Day  of  the  Girl     Oct  7  –  11th,  2013  
  • 2. UN  Days  of  Interna/onal  Days  of  Recogni/on…   —  But  what  are  these  International   Days  of  Recognition  anyways??   —  Earth  Day  in  April   —  Water  Day  in  March   WHY?     —  Days  are  held  to  raise   awareness  and  draw  attention   to  a  particular  issue   —  Be  a  starting  point  for  action   —  And  to  inspire  increased   awareness  and  action  amongst   groups  (Schools)  and  individuals   (kids  like  you!)  
  • 3. Why  do  we  need  an  Int’l  Day  of  the  Girl?   —  Did  you  know?   —  All  around  the  world   girls  face  double   discrimination  because   of  their  age  and  their   gender  
  • 4. Why  do  we  need  an  Int’l  Day  of  the  Girl?   —  So  what??   Being  a  girl  matters   —  Millions  of  girls  in   developing  countries  face   obstacles  and   stereotypes  ….just   because  they  are  girls    
  • 5. Why  do  we  need  an  Int’l  Day  of  the  Girl?   —  So  what??   —  Being  a  girl  matters     This  means  they  face   challenges/barriers  with   things  like…     —  Education   —  Healthcare   —  Enough  to  eat   —  Freedom  to  make  their  own   choices  about  marriage  and   children   —  Opportunities  to  participate   in  their  communities  as   leaders  and  decision  makers  
  • 6. Did  you  know…   Around  the  world…   —  1  in  3  girls  around  the  world   are  denied  an  education   —  75  million  girls  are  not  in   school   —  Every  year,  10  million  girls  are   forced  or  talked  into  marriage   —  1  in  7  girls  in  the  developing   world  will  be  married  before   they  are  15,  some  as  young  as  5  
  • 7. But  the  possibility  of  change  is  real…   Shocking  statistics…But   change  is  possible!!!     —  Girls  have  amazing   potential  to  create  change   and  influence  the  lives  of   those  around  them  (like   their  sons,  daughters,   sisters,  brothers,  and   cousins)  
  • 8. But  the  possibility  of  change  is  real…   Shocking  statistics… But  change  is   possible!!!     —  When  girls  are   healthy,  educated   and  know  their   rights  ….they  can   work  hand  in  hand   with  women,  boys   and  men  to  change   the  world!    
  • 9. But  the  possibility  of  change  is  real…   Did  you  know…..A  girl  who   makes  it  through  both  high   quality  elementary  and   secondary  education  is…     —  More  likely  to  be  literate,  health   and  survive  into  adulthood   —  More  likely  to  reinvest  her   income  back  into  her  family,   community  and  country   —  Likely  to  experience  less   violence  or  marry  and  have   children  at  a  very  young  age   —  More  likely  to  understand  and   know  her  rights  and  be  a  force   for  change  
  • 10. Interna/onal  Day  of  the  Girl:  Oct  11th   —  This  week  is  a  call  for   everyone  to  realize   how  important   education  is  when  it   comes  to  unleashing   the  power  and   potential  of  girls   —  Let’s  make  a   difference,  show  the   world  that  girls  are   worth  it  and  be  an   advocate    
  • 11. Invest  in  a  girl  video    
  • 12. Week  long  celebra8on  of  Day  of  the  Girl   —  Monday:  Opening  Assembly  and   Classroom  Instruction   —  Tues:  Trivia  contest  give  away  of  3  pairs   of  tickets  to  acclaimed  film  “Girl  Rising”   at  Kay  Meek  on  Wed  evening   —  Wed:  Wear  PINK  Day!   —    Thurs:  TCBY  Pink  Flavour  Fundraiser   for  Day  of  the  Girl  at  lunch   —  Friday:  STUDENT  VOTE  on  where  we   will  send  our  fundraising  dollars!  
  • 13. Girl  Rising  Trailer  
  • 14. Being  an  advocate…being  a  Global  Ci/zen;   What  does  it  mean?   —  Learning  about  the  issue   —  Asking  good  questions   —  Realizing  that  your  attitude   matters   —  Knowing  your  rights  matters   —  Actively  listening  to  what   others  have  to  say     —  Is  prepared  and  organized   —  Takes  action,  one  step  at  a   time   —  Is  assertive,  but  respectful   and  polity  
  • 15. Educa8on  is  a  precious  resource…  

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