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Samora Machel’s daughter among the 100 most influential women in the world

Josina Machel, the daughter of Graça and Samora Machel, is one of the 100 most influential women in the world, on the BBC list. An activist, she created a movement to support victims of domestic violence, like her. A violence that cost him the loss of an eye but that gave him the strength to fight for a cause. She is a warrior like her father, mother and stepfather, Nelson Mandelaeres, the most influential in the world

Josina Z Machel, 44, is a longtime human rights defender, born under a legacy of activism, as described by the BBC, which places her on Thursday in the list of the 100 most influential women in the world. “She is extremely passionate about her vocation to promote women’s rights. Master by the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), he has survived domestic violence and is turning his personal trauma into a cause through the Kuhluka Movement. The organization creates safe havens for survivors of violence in communities across South Africa, ”describes the British broadcaster’s website.

In 2020, the BBC 100 Women project highlights women who are leading changes in the world and making a difference in these troubled times of coronavirus pandemic, economic crisis, advancing hunger and climate change.

Two Brazilian women are among those elected: Cibely Racy, a pioneer teacher in the teaching of racial equality, and Lea T, a transsexual model. The list also includes, for example, Sanna Marin, the youngest prime minister in the world. Marin leads a government coalition led by women in Finland, Jane Fonda, an American actress and climate activist, and Sarah Gilbert, who leads the development of a promising vaccine at the University of Oxford against the new coronavirus.

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