Against Odds, African First Ladies Start Breaking the Mold

African first ladies gravitate toward complex social problems involving education, women's health, maternal mortality, women's economic empowerment and HIV/AIDS, writes Salem Solomon for VOA.

Photo: New Times

First Lady Jeannette Kagame joins fellow African First Ladies for the OAFLA high-level meeting held on the margins of the 72nd UN General Assembly in New York.

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