International Day of the Girl 2020 - CARE
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International Day of the Girl 2020

An adolescent girl stands in front of a green corrugated wall.

This International Day of the Girl, we must support and empower girls everywhere to reach their potential.

Girls embody strength, resilience, and hope. But when crisis strikes, they’re the most likely to become targets of violence and abuse — sexual violence as a weapon of war, exploitation and harassment as refugees, domestic violence and abuse, and child marriage in the upheaval of displacement.

‘My Name is Maryam’

This International Day of the Girl, Nina Lu raises her voice to tell the story of a girl's unyielding determination. Read More

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‘My Name is Chrissy’

This International Day of the Girl, Christina Ochoa raises her voice alongside Chrissy to tell the story of a young girl's hope and resilience in Chrissy's own words. Read More

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‘My Name is Marwa’

Nia Sioux raises her voice alongside Marwa to tell the story of a girl's dedication and perseverance in Marwa's own words. Read More

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‘My Name is Damary’

Haylie Duff raises her voice alongside Damary to tell the story of a young girl's determination and resilience in Damary's own words. Read More

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‘My Name is Sheila’

Sheila Shah became a refugee after her family fled incredible violence in Iran. We celebrate the resilience and determination of women and girls around the world like Sheila. Read More

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‘My Name is Mikre’

Alexandra Daddario raises her voice alongside Mikre to tell the story of a young girl's emancipation and empowerment in Mikre's own words. Read More

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