6th International Day of the Girl Child Conference
The 6th International Day of the Girl Child Conference “Being an Adolescent Girl in a Changing World” will be held on 11 October to draw attention to the International Day of the Girl Child and raise awareness on the empowerment of girls.
The aim of the event, organised by the Aydın Doğan Foundation is to address gendered challenges that women and girls are facing in an era of newly emerging risks, such as pandemics and climate change. Participants, including public figures, experts and adolescents, will discuss and showcase new risks and new opportunities that the rapidly changing world of the 2020s is bringing for adolescents. A particular focus will be given on the ways in which adolescent girls can be agents of change in the face of the key challenges as detailed below.