Young girls and women at a refugee camp in Myanmar's Kachin state are studying karate to help protect themselves from a known threat: the country's own military. Photo: AP Young girls and women at a refugee camp in Myanmar's Kachin state are studying karate to help protect themselves from a known threat: the country's own military. Photo: AP
Young girls and women at a refugee camp in Myanmar's Kachin state are studying karate to help protect themselves from a known threat: the country's own military. Photo: AP

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Young girls and women at a refugee camp in Myanmar's Kachin state are studying karate to help protect themselves from a known threat: the country's own military. Photo: AP Young girls and women at a refugee camp in Myanmar's Kachin state are studying karate to help protect themselves from a known threat: the country's own military. Photo: AP
Young girls and women at a refugee camp in Myanmar's Kachin state are studying karate to help protect themselves from a known threat: the country's own military. Photo: AP
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