Grand Duchess Maria Teresa in Burundi
Yesterday was the first day of Grand Duchess Maria Teresa of Luxembourg’s five-day visit to Kenya and Burundi. She is in Burundi from 31st May to 3rd June and Kenya on 4th and 5th June in her role as “Eminent Advocate for Children”, celebrating the 20th Anniversary of the International Convention on Child Rights.
The Grand Duchess yesterday visited projects for the reintegration of child soldiers and young girls who become raped mothers. HRH also visited a prison in Bujumbura, to meet with imprisoned mothers and their children who have been born in prison and many other young people, including AIDS orphans and former child soldiers.
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Tagged Burundi, Children, Grand Duchess Maria Teresa of Luxembourg, HIV/AIDS, Patronage, UNESCO, Working Visit.