Daughter’s Day is a day in which the family celebrates the daughter’s happiness. This day is celebrated throughout the world including in India. Daughter’s Day is celebrated on the fourth Sunday of September. Just like we celebrate Mother’s Day or Father’s Day to honour our parents, in the same way, we celebrate Daughters Day to honour our daughters.
Why we celebrate Daughters’ Day
There is particular conservative thinking about daughters in India. In big cities, the thinking has changed a lot, but in small cities, people still do not give special attention to their daughters. To erase this orthodox thinking, daughter’s day was started in India.
The international celebration of the day is done on different dates. You would be glad to know that International Day of Girls is an international observance day declared by the United Nations. On December 19, 2011, United Nations General Assembly adopted Resolution 66/170 to declare October 11 as the International Day of the Girl Child, to recognize girls’ rights and the unique challenges girls face around the world. The International Day of the Girl Child focuses attention on the need to address the challenges girls face and to promote girls’ empowerment and the fulfilment of their human rights.
How can you celebrate Daughters’ Day?
- By letting them know that you love them and care for them
- By going out with them for a movie, lunch, dinner
- By gifting them presents
- By saying no to social practices like dowery
- By giving respect and protection to not only your own daughter but also other girls.