Guests attending Every Girl Matters Day on Thursday at The Reach Gallery Museum were invited to participate in the Sticky Note Project. This involved visitors writing down their favourite quote of inspiring words. (John Morrow/Abbotsford News)

Guests attending Every Girl Matters Day on Thursday at The Reach Gallery Museum were invited to participate in the Sticky Note Project. This involved visitors writing down their favourite quote of inspiring words. (John Morrow/Abbotsford News)

Sticky Notes Project part of Every Girl Matters Day

Event held Oct. 11 in Abbotsford celebrated UN’s Day of the Girl

GirlKIND and The Reach Gallery Museum presented the sixth annual Every Girl Matters Day yesterday (Thursday).

Th event was held in conjunction with the UN’s Day of the Girl, which calls on communities around the world to recognize the injustices girls face and to celebrate their abilities.

The event included the Sticky Notes Project, which involved participants writing down their favourite quote or inspiring words. The notes will be posted on display at The Reach throughout October and will later be converted into a book.

GirlKIND is a charitable organization that is working to combat gender discrimination, fight gendercide and raise awareness of these issues.

Visit girlkind.org for more information.

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MLA Mike de Jong was on hand Thursday afternoon to officially proclaim Every Girl Matters Day in B.C. (John Morrow/Abbotsford News)

MLA Mike de Jong was on hand Thursday afternoon to officially proclaim Every Girl Matters Day in B.C. (John Morrow/Abbotsford News)

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