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Annie Lennox
Annie Lennox OBE is a singer, song-writer and performer, a renowned international icon, and the winner of numerous prestigious awards, including several Grammies and an Oscar. Annie is also a globally recognized and highly respected political and social activist. As a Global Ambassador for Oxfam and UNAIDS Annie has taken part in a wide range of activities, events and international trips, dedicated to raising awareness and funding on HIV/Aids as it affects women and girls.

Entries by Annie Lennox

I View Mothers With Awe

(15) Comments | Posted March 21, 2014 | 9:00 AM

This post is part of the Global Moms Relay. Every time you share this post, Johnson & Johnson will donate $1 (per action) to help improve the health and well-being of moms and kids worldwide through MAMA, Shot@Life, and Girl Up. Scroll to the bottom to...

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Non possiamo fermarci

(1) Comments | Posted September 24, 2013 | 11:00 AM

Annie: Il mio primo incontro diretto con la pandemia di Aids in Africa risale a dieci anni fa, quando a Cape Town ho partecipato al lancio della campagna di 46664, la fondazione voluta da Nelson Mandela per combattere l'Aids e l'Hiv.

Poco dopo, sono andata in una...

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We Can't Rest

(3) Comments | Posted September 20, 2013 | 10:27 AM

Annie: My first direct encounter with the African AIDS pandemic was ten years ago, when I took part in the launch of Nelson Mandela's HIV/AIDS Foundation 46664 in Cape Town. Soon after, I travelled to one of South Africa's rural provinces where I witnessed a booming business in...

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Sound and Vision

(17) Comments | Posted December 28, 2012 | 6:00 PM

Earlier this year, my exhibition 'The House of Annie Lennox' moved from London's Victoria and Albert Museum to the Lowry Arts Centre in Salford Quays, Greater Manchester. During the weeks before the opening, I made several trips from London to Manchester, to finalise details of the presentation. The two hour...

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Reclaiming Feminism

(550) Comments | Posted March 7, 2011 | 11:00 PM

It shocks, disappoints and angers me that in a world where man has traveled to the moon and where we can connect to people anywhere on earth instantly online, men and women are still not equal.

The statistics are sobering. Across the globe, gender-based violence causes more deaths and disabilities...

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Demanding AIDS Justice

(33) Comments | Posted November 30, 2009 | 12:21 PM

I first met Zackie Achmat at a rather formal dinner that was being held in honor of Nelson Mandela under the canvas of a grand marquee tent, with elaborately laid out table arrangements, ladies sashaying in evening gowns and gentlemen dressed in evening suits.

One person stood out from the...

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