International Girls in ICT Day

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2022 Theme: Access & Safety

Our 2022 theme, “Access and Safety”, was selected due to the discouraging and dangerous obstacles girls can sometimes face in the digital environment. In consultation with girls and young women, we identified challenges to highlight that they may face as they begin their journey in the digital environment, and possible solutions to these challenges. This year and every year, ITU and its partners will work together on developing solutions and ideas for lowering barriers and improving safety online.

For girls to thrive in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) and Information and Communication Technologies (ICT), they need the knowledge, support, and empowerment of their communities. When girls can safely access and explore the digital world, they can start to imagine future STEM careers, ICT education and futures in technology for themselves.

Goals

  • Encourage girls and young women to pursue STEM education
  • Inspire girls and young women to work in STEM careers

  • Engage the community and promote collaboration through partnerships

World Day Against Child Labour

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