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Rubio To Chair Hearing On Global Efforts To Protect Girls, End Child Marriage

Sep 13, 2016 | Press Releases

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL), Chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Subcommittee on Western Hemisphere, Transnational Crime, Civilian Security, Democracy, Human Rights, and Global Women’s Issues, will convene a hearing entitled “Protecting Girls: Global Efforts to End Child Marriage” tomorrow at 9:30 a.m. EDT.
 
WITNESSES:
 
Panel 1: 

  • The Honorable Anne Richard, Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Population, Refugees and Migration, U.S. Department of State 
  • The Honorable Catherine M. Russell, Ambassador-at-Large, Global Women’s Issues,  U.S. Department of State 

Panel 2: 

  • Ms. Lakshmi Sundaram, Executive Director, Girls Not Brides 
  • Ms. Suzanne Petroni, Ph.D., Senior Director, Global Health, Youth And Development, International Center for Research on Women  

HEARING DETAILS:
 
Protecting Girls: Global Efforts to End Child Marriage
Wednesday, September 14, 2016
9:30 a.m. EDT
SD-419, Dirksen Senate Office Building
Washington, D.C.
 
Witness testimony, opening statements, and a livestream will be available on http://www.foreign.senate.gov/.