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The International Day of the Girl : celebrating girls around the world

Author: Jessica Dee Humphreys; Rona Ambrose; Simone Shin
Publisher: Toronto, ON : Kids Can Press, [2020]
Series: CitizenKid.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Half the children of the world -- the girls -- are treated unfairly because of their gender. But girls around the word are taking action. The International Day of the Girl features nine inspiring stories based on real girls' experiences with gender inequality around the word. From Brazil to Afghanistan to Canada, each story highlights issues faced by girls -- including gender-based violence, illiteracy, sanitation  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Creative nonfiction
Informational works
Illustrated works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jessica Dee Humphreys; Rona Ambrose; Simone Shin
ISBN: 9781525300585 152530058X
OCLC Number: 1100473288
Description: 32 pages : color illustrations ; 32 cm.
Series Title: CitizenKid.
Responsibility: Jessica Dee Humphreys and the Hon. Rona Ambrose ; illustrated by Simone Shin.

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"Half the children of the world -- the girls -- are treated unfairly because of their gender. But girls around the word are taking action. The International Day of the Girl features nine inspiring stories based on real girls' experiences with gender inequality around the word. From Brazil to Afghanistan to Canada, each story highlights issues faced by girls -- including gender-based violence, illiteracy, sanitation and child marriage -- and how they've overcome their adversities using intelligence, creativity, bravery and kindness. A celebration of the UN's International Day of the Girl Child, a day committed to supporting every girl in the world, this book reminds us that we can all overcome challenges and make positive changes in our communities and beyond -- not just one day a year, but every day."--

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