By: Christie Chen
Taipei, Oct. 11 (CNA) Children of immigrants in Taiwan were among the winners of the 13th Formosan Girl Awards, which were handed out in Taipei on Sunday on “Taiwan Girls Day” to celebrate the achievements of girls.
Taiwan established the day for the first time in 2013 to protect and enhance the rights of girls and young women after the United Nations declared October 11, 2012 the first International Day of the Girl Child.
A total of 43 girls were nominated in the five categories of the Formosan Girl Awards — community development, courage and adventure, special creativity, math and technology, and sports. [FULL STORY]