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It's called -- -- but this is a famous people coming to Washington to push for they -- clause.
We sat down the other day with a special person who has been trying to save lives millions of lives for years.
She's our power player of the.
Very hard to ignore that kind of pain and suffering unnecessary pain and suffering.
-- when it comes to a virus it's completely preventable.
Charlize Theron -- talking about HIV and aids and progress that's been made and the work that still needs to be done.
You all get to -- -- what you want to do.
To make something in your world.
-- Worldwide 7000 people are infected and 4500 still die every day and yet she says there -- spend so much progress.
-- access to anti retroviral drugs in South Africa has lead to 75%.
I mean that's huge and that's just in two years we're looking at our first aids free generation by 2015.
Was so close to really looking at the beginning of the end of aids.
Darren was in Washington as part of UN and eighties which is leading the fight against the disease.
Michelle city today is the executive director.
Reason bush do they do see John from putting -- -- off residency by -- that's we've come up to accept them not to hinder not help people -- win.
Hamas access to me educational and and assaults before we die because they don't come -- -- goes mandates in change completely in -- console humvees and condemn me.
Which brings us to -- The US contributes five billion dollars of the sixteen billions spent each year fighting -- Iran -- lobbying for a bigger contribution.
I think a lot of Americans think that foreign aid as is a huge percentage of the budget of America but it really is less than 1% here.
Not at a Washington insider but I'm sure you know be a bunch of problems I understand that very clearly the people look at me and think that may be very naively I don't understand this stuff.
But when I realized that it's less than 1% there's something about the effectiveness of dot -- I don't want to lose.
Born and raised in South Africa Theron has been fighting this battle for more than twenty years.
At age fifteen she saw her mother shoot and kill her alcoholic father who -- a family.
She started speaking out about -- and day.
There's so many people who care about -- isn't a great feeling to know that you're not alone.
In 2007 she started the Africa outreach program.
Sending mobile health clinics to villages to teach young people about aids prevention and treatment.
How much of your focus on violence against women and children comes from your own personal history we'll look -- in my business.
Hands head and can -- making business there's there's always -- saying you know you can tell a story effectively if you don't emotionally tap into it I do have a personal connection to that.
She is gratified to see teenagers who used to ignore prevention now leading the fight against days.
And she's determined to use her celebrity to do some good.
I feel like a mother.
And in the sense I've watched them grow up.
They couldn't be activists that I am today.
If I didn't have the spotlight which you know sometimes as about my haircut.
And I'm trying to maybe at other times make it about.
The fight for -- for four or something like stopping aids and HIV or violence against women.
All Theron is asking the US for more money to fight aids she notes other countries are starting to pick up they -- share of the burden.
Including a two billion dollar commitment from South Africa.
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