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Wake Up Call: Naw Khet Mar - Mae Hong Son, Thailand
March 2, 2011 by The IRC
|Naw Khet Mar works with the IRC in refugee camps in Thailand. Photo: The IRC|
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'It's not just the responsibility of women to help women, but men also need to help women.'
- The IRC's Naw Khet Mar, who says that in the refugee camps in Thailand where she works it is crucial to enlist men into the struggle against domestic violence against women and girls.