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Legal news from Sunday, June 18, 2017
by Meena Ansari

Human Rights Watch (HRW) stated on Friday that millions of pregnant and married girls across Africa are being denied education due to discriminatory policies. More than 49 million girls in sub-Saharan African are out of primary or secondary school, with another 31 million out of post-secondary education. Early marriage and teenage pregnancy are leading factors for …

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by Jonathon Churchin

The Cuban government on Saturday responded to President Donald Trump's decision to reverse steps taken by the Obama administration to thaw relations between Cuba and the US. Last Friday, Trump announced that travel and commerce between the countries will be restricted until Cuba resolves its human rights abuses. According to Trump, the Cuban government is guilty of various abuses such …

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