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Girls LEAD Act
Girls Leadership, Engagement, Agency, and Development Act of 2021

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Official Title as Introduced

To support and expand civic engagement and political leadership of adolescent girls around the world, and other purposes.


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03/08/2021Introduced in House

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03/08/2021Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.
Action By: House of Representatives
03/08/2021Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

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House Foreign Affairs03/08/2021 Referred to

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Introduced in House (03/08/2021)

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 activities to increase adolescent girls' civic and political knowledge and skills and address barriers to political participation; and (2) prioritize foreign assistance funding for democracy, human rights, and governance programs toward achieving the goals in this bill.