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Daughter’s Day 2020 : Date, Wishes and History

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Happy Daughters Day

Daughter’s Day 2020 | Daughters Day is being celebrated in India on 27 September. The practice is to celebrate it on the fourth Sunday of September every year. Having daughters at home makes every day special. Therefore one day has been kept to commemorate their existence.

History Of Daughter’s Day

There has always been a misconception about daughters. People kill fetuses of daughters in want of a son. This is the situation in almost all developing and backward countries. The United Nations came out to bridge the gap between the boys and girls in the society and for the first time on 11 October 2012, a day was dedicated for girls. Since then, one day has been dedicated for daughters in every country. Daughters Day is celebrated on different days in every country.

Daughter’s Day 2020 In India

This festival of daughters is also being celebrated in India, following the Western culture. The Government of India also took many commendable steps for this. In January 2015, Prime Minister Modi launched the campaign ‘Beti Bachao Beti Padhao’ to improve the sex ratio of children in India. In the past years, many social media campaigns have also been run on Daughters Day, in which posting their pictures with daughters on social media has been one.

Importance Of Daughter’s Day

This day has special significance for spreading awareness in the society towards daughters, reducing inequality, protecting their education, health and human rights. It also spreads awareness about child marriage, domestic violence and sexual abuse with women. Also, this day also makes women aware of their empowerment. The position of women in patriarchal society is not much better today. Thousands of feticides happen every day.

Every day around 22 women are killed for dowry. An incident of rape is reported every 22 minutes and a woman is a victim of domestic violence every 5 minutes. These statistics show that as a citizen we have a lot to do to empower women and make society aware. Although today women are showing their strength in every field which reflects the changing nature of our society. Daughters Day is the changing mentality of society towards daughters and their standard of empowerment.

Daughter’s Day Quotes and Wishes

A daughter is someone you laugh with, dream with and love with all your heart.

Happy daughters day 2020

My daughter is my biggest achievement. She is a little star and my life has changed so much for the better since she came along.

Denise Van Outen

There is this girl who stole my heart and she calls me Dady.

Happy daughters day 2020

Seeing you grow up so talented, beautiful and brilliant fills me with so much purpose. I just love the fact that you are my daughter

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I must have done something right in my life to deserve a daughter so beautiful, kind, sweet, and smart as you. Never change, my love.

Happy daughter’s day 2020

No words can describe my love for you! Happy Daughter’s Day!

Happy daughter’s day

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