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McClane is completing her fellowship with The Women Advocacy Project (WAP) in Harare, Zimbabwe. WAP seeks to lessen the prevalence of child-marriage in Zimbabwe through education and economic opportunity, and McClane is there to help improve the organization’s capacity to make change.
Ben’s fellowship is with The Children’s Peace Initiative in Kenya (CPIK). Over the summer, Ben will be helping CPIK to promote peace in Northwest Kenya, where drought and economic challenges have yielded conflict between communities. Through initiatives like heifer-sharing programs and peace camps, lasting relationships can be built between communities that have recently been at odds.
Boroka is working with the Centre for Agro-Ecology and Development (CAED) in Nepal to address the issue of menstrual banishment, or chaupadi, in certain areas of the country. Although it is a deeply ingrained tradition, chaupadi involves serious risks for women including exposure to the elements and sexual assault.
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