Senate debates

Tuesday, 13 October 2015


International Day of the Girl Child

3:37 pm

Photo of Claire MooreClaire Moore (Queensland, Australian Labor Party, Shadow Minister for Women) Share this | | Hansard source

I move:

That the Senate—

(a) notes that:

(i) Sunday, 11 October, is internationally recognised as the Day of the Girl,

(ii) Day of the Girl has worked to assist girls all over the world in issues such as sexual assault, child marriage and education, and

(iii) in 2015 the Day of the Girl's theme was adolescent girls;

(b) congratulates all those involved in bringing awareness to the needs of women and girls by launching and maintaining this movement; and

(c) acknowledges the need for the ongoing development and support of women and girls in all areas across the world.

Question agreed to.