“Culture for me is when you sing or dance, when you have theatre, when you read a book, a beautiful poem. It doesn’t matter whether it’s Shakespeare who wrote it or whether it is an African poet – it is communicating with all of us, regardless of who you are, your color, your social structure.”
Graça Machel is a politician and activist in the Republic of Mozambique. Currently, Machel is the leader of The Partnership for Maternal, Newborn, and Child Health and has contributed greatly to the political activities of the United Nations and Mozambique. As a heavy advocate for child and women rights, she formed the Graça Machel trust which helps impoverished women and children throughout Africa. Her goal is to provide an outlet and raise awareness for the wellbeing of youth and women worldwide.
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