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Annie Lennox Steps Up, Sings Out to Fight AIDS


The global human rights organization, Amnesty International says that HIV and AIDS are devastating poor women and children in South Africa. In a report released in London, Amnesty says that poverty, gender inequality and unemployment remain major contributing factors.

Pop Singer Annie Lennox is highlighting the issue with her new charity tune called "Sing." On a recent trip to Africa, she says she learned how the disease affects women -- especially pregnant mothers and their unborn children -- much more than it does men. VOA's Mandy Clark reports.

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