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Iran’s Majlis Speaker Ali Larijani has reiterated the need to keep up resistance efforts against foreign-backed terrorist gangs in Syria, expressing confidence that the Syrian people and government will ultimately achieve victory.

Child Marriage

The government of South Sudan should increase efforts to protect girls from child marriage, Human Rights Watch said in a report released today, on the eve of International Women’s Day. The country’s widespread child marriage exacerbates South Sudan’s pronounced gender gaps in school enrollment, contributes to soaring maternal mortality rates, and violates the right of girls to be free from violence, and to marry only when they are able and willing to give their free consent.

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