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Wake Up Call: Mark Can - Karamoja, Uganda
March 16, 2011 by Jamie Kelso
From Cambodia to Congo, women and girls face violence and discrimination. Yet each day people are fighting to create a better world. Find out how they are changing lives despite incredible obstacles.
Mark shares his personal commitment to changing culture when and where it is unjust and inhuman. By educating young men and empowering young girls, he is working in Karamoja, Uganda to stop a long-practiced terrible tradition of rape and helping a community to exchange a violent past for the promise and potential of a future built on equality