Mar 30, 2009

India FDC on "National Girl Child Day"

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National Girl Child Day

Date of issue : 05 Feb 2009

January 24 has been declared National Girl Child Day. The India government hopes it will raise awareness of sex-selection abortion and female infant abandonment. The date marks the day in 1966 that Indira Gandhi took over as the first woman prime minister of India.

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