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Exploitation and Discrimination Focus of International Women's Day

This Thursday is International Women's Day and the issues some women, and even young girls, face include: trafficking, sexual exploitation, child soldiers, lack of education and genital cutting. The

Exploitation and Discrimination Focus of International Women's Day

Tom Fudge:  Tomorrow is International Women's Day and the UN Commission on the Status of Women is meeting now in New York. Many of the international human rights issues that relate to women are also relevant to girls. And San Diego's Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace and Justice is hosting a breakfast tomorrow morning on girl's rights.

Tomorrow's event is called Global Dispatches: Ending Violence and Discrimination Against the Girl Child.

Guests

  • Dee Aker, interim director at the Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace and Justice, an international non-profit organization, which is part of the University of San Diego
  • Erika Lopez, program director at the Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace and Justice
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