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Why child marriage matters to US foreign policy: Mary Robinson of The Elders and Geeta Rao Gupta of UNICEF discuss

Mary Robinson, former President of Ireland and member of The Elders, and Geeta Rao Gupta, Deputy Executive Director at UNICEF, discuss the Council on Foreign Relations report, Ending Child Marriage: How Elevating the Status of Girls Advances U.S. Foreign Policy Objectives.

In the report, author Rachel B. Vogelstein argues that ending child marriage is not only a moral obligation–it is a strategic imperative that will further critical U.S. foreign policy interests in development, prosperity, stability, and the rule of law.