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World Politics

ActionAid launches '6 Degrees Project'

ActionAid is launching a new initiative to tackle female poverty and its causes. This project, dubbed the '6 Degrees project', is based on the 'six degrees of separation' theory which says we're no more than six introductions away from any other person on the planet.

6 Degrees is all about connecting women around the world in the fight for equal rights and an end to the violence and discrimination that keeps poor women poor. Currently 70% of the worlds poor are women and girls.

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