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HIV positive: How activists plan to combat the disease by 2030
The Stream | Al Jazeera
High profile HIV activist singer/songwriter Annie Lennox and Sheila Dinotshe Tlou, UNAIDS Regional Director for Eastern and Southern Africa will be in The Stream sharing how they are fighting the pandemic. 

There’s a mind-boggling amount of work women do that we literally can’t quantify
Annalisa Merelli | Quartz 
Women often aren’t paid for the work they do. Every day they chalk up an average of 4.5 hours of free labor in household chores and childcare regardless of where they are in the world. In developing countries, women can do 10 times as much as men.

Deliver for girls, deliver for good
Catherine Mwesigwa Kizza | New Vision 
Opening the conference on Monday, Princess Mary, the crown princess of Denmark underlined that achieving transformative change and results across all 17 sustainable development goals was dependent on the realisation of gender equality and significant progress for girls and women.

Female genital mutilation is a men's issue, say African activists
Emma Batha | Thomson Reuters Foundation 
Girls in Kenya undergo female genital mutilation (FGM) to increase their marriageability. If men said no to FGM, families wouldn't get their girls cut.

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