Published on 10-12-2014 05:49 PM
Day of the Girl Events Span the United States
NEW YORK (WOMENSENEWS)--The United Nations' third annual International Day of the Girl Child on Oct. 11 celebrates girls' role in "ending the cycle of violence."
For Suzanne Petroni, a serious form of violence among this age group is self-inflicted and fatal. Suicide has replaced childbirth as the leading cause