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Michelle Obama urges Africa to advance women’s rights

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) – First Lady Michelle Obama urged young Africans on Wednesday to fight for women’s rights and battle the stigma of AIDS, using her husband’s “yes, we can” campaign slogan to motivate youth across the continent. Obama is on her second solo trip abroad as first lady to promote…

Mental health groups hail star’s bipolar admission

OS ANGELES (AFP) – Catherine Zeta-Jones’ admission that she has bipolar disorder has been welcomed by mental health groups as helping fight the stigma attached to the disease, which afflicts a number of celebrities. Doctors also emphasize that the Welsh actress, treated following the stress of husband Michael Douglas’s recent…