H.R.1661: Girls LEAD Act

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Girls' Leadership, Engagement, Agency, and Development Act of 2021 or the Girls LEAD Act This bill directs the Department of State and the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) to jointly report to Congress a strategy to strengthen the participation of adolescents, particularly girls, in democracy, human rights, and governance. The State Department and the USAID shall (1) implement activities to achieve this goal, including...

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March 8, 2021
Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.
March 8, 2021

Introduced in the House by David Trone (D-Md.)

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