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U.N. Taps South Africa’s First Women Judge for Rights Post; “Claire Huxtable Generation” Addresses Michelle Obama

By Womens Voices for Change
Widening her reach: Justice in the face of terrible odds has always been a way of life for Navi Pillay, just chosen U.N. Commissioner for Human Rights: The daughter of a Tamil bus driver in Durban, she experienced human rights violations firsthand. Pillay earned a law degree at Harvard, but for 28 years during apartheid, she was not allowed to…
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