Zimbabwean girl sings for social change


    Prudence Mabhena, a Zimbabwean singer-songwriter born with arthrogryposis, is now a star at home, after a documentary based on her life won an Academy Award last month. Mabhena has long struggled against discrimination, and she hopes the Oscar success will bring a change in social attitudes. Haru Mutasa has the story.

    SOURCE: Aljazeera


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