Girls count! - UNICEF Connect

Girls count!

The world’s 1.1 billion girls are part of a large and vibrant generation poised to take on the future. Investing in their health, education and safety, helps them reach for their dreams and shape their lives. But investing girls is also investing in a better world. Take education: More education for girls is linked to higher incomes and fewer child deaths. And that is good for everyone. On International Day of the Girl, 11 October 2016, we are celebrating how far girls today have come since their mothers and grandmothers were girls. And we are looking forward by committing to … Continue reading Girls count!