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Latest update : 2014-06-16

Rape as a weapon of war: 'Walking Dead' star says African women are key to change

Voices from the continent had a strong presence in the London summit on sexual violence. Zimbabwean-American actress Danai Gurira, star of the post-apocalyptic TV drama "The Walking Dead", attended the event and told France 24 why it was important for her.

By Georja CALVIN-SMITH

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2015-02-26 Africa

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2015-02-25 Ebola

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