This past Sunday marked International Day of The Girl Child, and to celebrate SA’s very own Charlize Theron shared a picture of herself as a young girl…

The award-winning actress who hails from Benoni posted the pic of herself in her Putfontein Primary school uniform on her Instagram page to mark the occasion.

She wrote; “Today is the #DayoftheGir…Because when a girl find her power to make different choices that change her life, it inspires others to do so too. That’s #TheGirlEffect

“I was SUPPOSED TO be financially dependent. I CHOSE TO financially independent.

 

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Last month, Charlize also shared a rare picture of her children Jackson (who was born a boy but identifies as a girl) and August to mark ‘Daughter’s Day’ in the US

“My heart belongs to these two beautiful powerhouses. I will never be the same. Happy #NationalDaughtersDay”, she wrote alongside the sweet family pics.

 

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My heart belongs to these two beautiful powerhouses. I will never be the same. Happy #NationalDaughtersDay :heart:

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The star has been particularly private about her family life, choosing to keep shelter her daughters from the spotlight.

She told the MailOnline; ” I have two beautiful daughters who, just like any parent, I want to protect and I want to see thrive.

“They were born who they are and exactly where in the world both of them get to find themselves as they grow up, and who they want to be, is not for me to decide.”

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