The world is not as equal as it should be. This is why the international day of the girl is celebrated annually on October 11th. This year the United Nations highlights the gender digital divide in connectivity, devices, and use. Access to the internet is the key to information and digital opportunities to make a living, for example. (You can learn more about International Day of the Girl Child here.)

International Day of the Girl Child is an international observance day declared by the United Nations; it is also called the Day of Girls and the International Day of the Girl. (Source: Wikipedia)

Statistics related to girls and females:

  • Women make up more than two-thirds of the world’s 796 million illiterate people. (the UN)
  • Slightly less than 50% of total population are women. (World bank)
  • For females the global average of life expectancy is 74.27 years. (Girl stats)
  • The global internet user gender gap is 17%. (the UN)

Now let’s learn how to say girl in different languages:

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Girl translated in different languages:

  • Afrikaans – meisie
  • Albanian – vajze
  • Arabic – فتاة
  • Armenian – աղջիկ
  • Azerbaijani – qız
  • Basque – neska
  • Belarusian – дзяўчына
  • Bengali – মেয়ে
  • Bosnian – djevojka
  • Bulgarian – момиче
  • Catalan – noia
  • Cebuano – babaye
  • Chichewa – mtsikana
  • Chinese – 女孩
  • Corsican – zitella
  • Croatian – djevojka
  • Czech – dívka
  • Danish – pige
  • Dutch – meisje
  • Estonian – tüdruk
  • Finnish – tyttö
  • French – fille
  • Frisian – famke
  • Galician – rapaza
  • Georgian – გოგონა
  • German – Mädchen
  • Greek – κορίτσι
  • Gujarati – છોકરી
  • Hausa – yarinya
  • Hawaiian – kaikamahine
  • Hebrew – ילדה
  • Hindi – लड़की
  • Hungarian – lány
  • Icelandic – stelpa
  • Igbo – girl
  • Indonesian – gadis
  • Irish – cailín
  • Italian – ragazza
  • Japanese – 女の子
  • Javanese – girl
  • Kannada – ಹುಡುಗಿ
  • Kazakh – қыз
  • Khmer – ក្មេងស្រី
  • Kinyarwanda – umukobwa
  • Korean – 소녀
  • Kyrgyz – кыз
  • Lao – ສາວ
  • Latvian – meitene
  • Lithuanian – mergina
  • Luxembourgish – Meedchen
  • Macedonian – девојка
  • Malagasy – ankizivavy
  • Malay – Perempuan
  • Malayalam – പെണ്കുട്ടി
  • Maltese – tfajla
  • Maori – kotiro
  • Marathi – मुलगी
  • Mongolian – охин
  • Nepali – केटी
  • Norwegian – pike
  • Pashto – انجلۍ
  • Persian – دختر
  • Polish – dziewczyna
  • Portuguese – menina
  • Punjabi – ਕੁੜੀ
  • Romanian – fată
  • Russian – девушка
  • Samoan – teine
  • Scots – Gaelic
  • Serbian – девојка
  • Sesotho – ngoanana
  • Shona – musikana
  • Sindhi – ڇوڪري
  • Sinhala – දැරිය
  • Slovak – dievča
  • Slovenian – dekle
  • Somali – gabadh
  • Spanish – niña
  • Swahili – msichana
  • Swedish – flicka
  • Tajik – духтар
  • Tamil – பெண்
  • Tatar – кыз
  • Telugu – అమ్మాయి
  • Thai – สาว
  • Turkish – kız
  • Turkmen – Gyz
  • Ukrainian – дівчина
  • Urdu – لڑکی
  • Uyghur – قىز
  • Uzbek – qiz
  • Vietnamese – con
  • Welsh – merch
  • Xhosa – intombazana
  • Yiddish – מיידל
  • Yoruba – girl
  • Zulu – intombazane

Happy International Day of Girls!


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