Today 10/11/12 is the “International Day of the Girl Child”

Today, October 11, the world celebrates the first ever “International Day of the Girl Child” but too many commemorations will ignore the violence of sex selection abortion as the three most dangerous words in the world continue to be “It’s a girl.”

The United Nations resolution designating the day is designed to end the cycle of discrimination that prevents girls from receiving an education, having access to health care and a nutritional diet and eliminate the violence and abuse that impacts their lives. But the cycle of discrimination will only be broken when the very first act of violence against a girl— identification and destruction in the womb through sex selection abortion—is eliminated around the world….



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