A Letter To My Daughter And Every Precious Girl Child Out There!

As you navigate the journey of life, my dear girl, always remember that you are not alone. Your voice matters, your dreams are valid, and your existence is a gift to the world.

Being a mother to a daughter is the most challenging experience I’ve ever known. It’s not the physical aspect but the emotional weight that makes it tough. Firstly, I wish she doesn’t follow my path, that she doesn’t encounter the same inequalities I faced. Secondly, a constant worry lingers for her safety. Despite residing in a safe neighborhood, the news and stories I come across fill me with sadness and concern for my daughter.

She is the prettiest and innocent soul, someone I yearn to shield from the harsh realities of the outside world. Simultaneously, I want to instill in her a strength that allows her to embrace and triumph over her own battles. I understand the contradiction, and I am yet to decide which path to take.

I acknowledge the positive changes happening, and every day, I offer prayers for a world where my daughter, and countless other girls, can live in a harmonious, pleasant  world. Here’s to my daughter and every brave girl living on this beautiful land.

Dear Brave Girl,

I want you to know that you are a beacon of hope, strength, and limitless potential. In a world that may sometimes seem daunting, I want you to remember that you are not alone, and your spirit is unbreakable. If I could convey just one message to you, it would be this: the world is vast, and within it lies a mosaic of opportunities waiting for you to unravel.

Firstly, I want you to embrace the power within you

You are not defined by the constraints that society might attempt to impose upon you. Your dreams are the seeds of your future, and you have the ability to nurture them into magnificent realities. Never let anyone convince you that your worth is anything less than immeasurable. You are not just a girl; you are a force of nature, an embodiment of resilience, intelligence, and grace.

Take each hurdle as an opportunity

In the face of challenges, remember that adversity is not a roadblock but a stepping stone. Life may not always be fair, and the journey might be tough, but the strength you cultivate within yourself will guide you through the darkest moments. Believe in the power of your dreams, and let them be the driving force that propels you forward.

I understand that you may encounter prejudice, discrimination, and obstacles that seem insurmountable. However, I want you to know that each hurdle is an opportunity for you to demonstrate your strength and determination. Stand tall, for you are part of a generation that is rewriting the narrative and challenging outdated norms. Be the change you wish to see and inspire others to do the same.

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Surround yourselves with people who care for you, will support you

It’s crucial to surround yourself with a community of supporters who believe in your potential. Seek mentors who can guide you, uplift you, and share their wisdom. Remember, asking for help is a sign of strength, not weakness. Together, we can break down the barriers that hinder progress and create a world where every girl can thrive.

Lastly, never forget the importance of education

Education is not just a tool for personal advancement; it is a catalyst for societal transformation. Arm yourself with knowledge, for it is the key that unlocks the doors to endless possibilities. Your intellect is a force that can reshape communities and nations.

As you navigate the journey of life, my dear girl, always remember that you are not alone. Your voice matters, your dreams are valid, and your existence is a gift to the world. The canvas of your life is waiting for the strokes of your dreams and aspirations. Paint it with courage, compassion, and the colors of your unique identity.

Waving Joyfully


Editor’s Note: 24th January is National Girl Child Day. These girls are going to be half the future population of our country. Are we making their lives better? We present a series of thoughtful and informative posts this week. If you have something you would like to contribute, log into your contributor dashboard today.

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Shanu Shah

Shanu Shah currently serves as the Academic Head, bringing a wealth of experience and expertise in education and training. With a background that includes a successful tenure as the Center Head from 2019 to 2023, read more...

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