Dhaka, Oct. 14 -- An 11th-grade student, Shampa, who was identified with a single name, temporarily assumed the role of the European Union Ambassador in Bangladesh for a day on the occasion of International Day of the Girl Child 2023.

She was placed in this leading role as part of the Girls Takeover campaign of Plan International, Plan International said in a statement on Thursday.

Every year, Plan International rolls out this activity worldwide, including Bangladesh, marking the International Day of Girl, under its Girls Get Equal campaign, calling for increased investment in girls' power, activism and leadership.

This year, throughout the month of October, Plan International Bangladesh is going to mobilise girls in leading roles with...