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This year, 12 million girls will be married before the age of 18. Some of them will likely be Canadians. But for all of them, it means that they are more likely to have little education, live in poverty, face violence and a higher risk of dying in childbirth as well as a lifetime of …Read More
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AJWS calls on U.S. House to pass new bill authorizing humanitarian aid for Rohingya refugees and imposing sanctions on Burmese military officials
American Jewish World Service (AJWS) Director of Government Affairs Rori Kramer issued the following statement on the introduction of the Burma Unified through Rigorous Military Accountability Act of 2019 (HR 3190) in the U.S. House: “We applaud Representatives Eliot Engel (D-NY) and Steve Chabot (R-OH) for introducing legislation that would advance justice for the Rohingya …Read More
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