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  1. Investing in girls’ education transforms communities, countries, and the world. Girls’ education strengthens economies and reduces inequality, contributing to more stable, resilient societies. But despite the evidence demonstrating how critical girls’ education is, gender disparities in education persist, even in some of the wealthiest cities and countries.
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  2. Join SIS professor Elizabeth Rule as she speaks with Glen Coulthard, a professor in the First Nations and Indigenous Studies Program at the University of British Columbia. These two educators will speak about indigenous rights of Native Americans and First Nations peoples, particularly human rights and land rights, which have been violated since the Americas were colonized by Europeans.
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  3. SIS professor Tazreena Sajjad will speak with panelists about asylum seekers and issues related to seeking asylum in the DC area, across the United States, and around the world. Representatives from the International Rescue Committee, Kids in Need of Defense (KIND), the Tahirih Justice Center, and the Capital Area Immigrants' Rights Coalition (CAIR) will be a part of the discussion. An audience …more

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