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Child Marriage and U.S. Foreign Policy

Speakers: Geeta Rao Gupta, Deputy Executive Director, United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF)
Mary Robinson, Former President of Ireland; Former United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights
Presider: Rachel B. Vogelstein, Fellow for Women and Foreign Policy, Council on Foreign Relations
June 3, 2013

Mary Robinson and Geeta Rao Gupta discuss the Council on Foreign Relations report, Ending Child Marriage: How Elevating the Status of Girls Advances U.S. Foreign Policy Objectives. In the report, author Rachel B. Vogelstein argues that ending child marriage is not only a moral obligation, but a strategic imperative that will further U.S. foreign policy interests in development, stability, and the rule of law.

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