Guatemala is also one of the most violent places on Earth for girls and women. Foreign aid is vital in this conservative Catholic nation. Yet, the future of many local organizations focused on reproductive health education is in the hands of policy-makers about 2,800 kilometers away, in Washington D.C.
Kamilia Lahrichi is a foreign correspondent based in Argentina. She covers international affairs. She works in English, French, Spanish and Arabic. Prior to that, she was an editor at Thomson Reuters in Hong Kong and a news editor at The Daily Star in Beirut covering the Arab Spring. Kamilia Lahrichi has worked with AP, CNN, Wall Street Journal, The Guardian, Fusion, VICE News among others.
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