When was National Daughters Day established?
National Daughters Day began in India and was first celebrated in 2007. In a culture where sons have been revered for hundreds of years but daughters have often taken a backseat, this day was created to encourage parents to show appreciation to their daughters.
How did National Daughters Day start?
The initial reason for creating National or International Daughters Day was to erase the stigma in some countries attached to having a girl instead of a boy child. But in developed countries Daughters Day is a day to celebrate the joy and wonder of having a baby girl and raising a daughter.
Who made up national daughter day?
Archies Limited, a popular greeting card brand, wanted to call attention to the gender inequality in India, so they created Daughters Day as a way for parents to learn about it and encourage their daughters. Over the years, the holiday has become nationally recognized not only in India but all over the world.