Item 0779 - Impact of war on children

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Impact of war on children


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(17 October 1945 -)

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Mozambican teacher, human rights activist, international advocate for women’s and children’s rights, and politician. Married Nelson Mandela, July 1998. Widow of Mozambican president Samora Machel (d. 1986). Member of the Mozambican Liberation Front (FRELIMO) which fought for and won independence from Portugal in 1975. Mozambican minister for education and culture after independence. Among numerous awards she has received the United Nations’ Nansen Medal in recognition of her long-standing humanitarian work, particularly on behalf of refugee children.

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Acquisition method: Resource Centre ; Accessioned by: Boniswa

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Graca Machel (Author)

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