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House Approves Bill to Protect Girls’ Access to Education

On October 3, the House passed, by voice vote, H.R. 2408, the Protecting Girls’ Access to Education Act, sponsored by Rep. Steve Chabot (R-OH).

Among other provisions, the bill would “prioritize and advance ongoing efforts to support programs that help increase the access of displaced children, especially girls, to education, economic, and entrepreneurial opportunities.”

The House Foreign Affairs Committee approved the bill on July 27 (see The Source, 7/28/17).