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Beti Bachao Beti Padhao Week From 9 to 14 October

The Ministry of Women and Child Development is celebrating the Beti Bachao Beti Padhao Week from 09th to 14th October 2017.


  • It is celebrated in view of the International Girl Child Day on 11th October 2017.
  • The theme of the program will be "Beti Bachao Beti Padhao Week- The Daughters of New India".
  • During this week the government will aim to create awareness and sensitize community in their respective districts.
  • Beti Bachao Beti Padhao Scheme was launched by PM Modi on 22nd January 2015 
  • The Scheme is being implemented in 161 districts of the Country and has completed two and half years of its implementation on the ground.

World Girl Child Day

  • In 2012, United Nations declared October 11 as the International Day of the Girl Child. 
  • The day highlights and addresses the needs and challenges girls fac while promoting girls' empowerment and the fulfilment of their human rights. 
  • Theme of International Day of the Girl Child’ 2017 is “EmPOWER Girls: Before, during and after crises”. 
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