Middle East

African refugees help girls learn to avoid abuse, early marriage

In this photo taken Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2017, Jackline Akot, 36, who was abducted by the Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) as a teenager and had two children before escaping, stacks the bricks that she and her family make in Laliya Oguru village, near Gulu, in Uganda. (AP Photo/Adelle Kalakouti)

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Daily Star on January 12, 2018, on page 6.




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