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National Girl Child Day: CBSE Udaan to BBBP - list of schemes for girls

On National Girl Child Day, we take a look at some government programmes and scheme for girls

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With the prevalence of gender discrimination, girls become exposed to the possibility of child marriage, child domestic work, poor education and health, sexual abuse, exploitation and violence. Photo: Shutterstock

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After centuries of gender-based discriminations, which have had women and girls at the receiving end of several malpractices -- from child marriages to teenage pregnancy, child labour, poor education and health, sexual abuse, exploitation and violence -- it is imperative for India to right the historical wrongs and provide both girls and boys equal opportunities and support to achieve their full potential. To this end, the government has from time to time come up with several programmes and schemes for girls. 

On National Girl Child Day, let's take a look at some government programmes and schemes for girls:

1. Beti Bachao

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First Published: Jan 24 2022 | 1:38 PM IST

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