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Justine Adhiambo Obura, chairwoman of the No Sex For Fish cooperative in Nduru Beach, Kenya, stands by her fishing boat. Patrick Higdon, whose name is on the boat, works for the charity World Connect, which gave the group a grant to provide boats for some of the local women. Julia Gunther for NPR hide caption

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No Sex For Fish: How Women In A Fishing Village Are Fighting For Power

Along Lake Victoria, women fishmongers often engage in transactional sex with fishermen — a practice that contributes to Kenya's high rate of HIV. One group is challenging that convention.

Cecilia Bartoli (left) and Adrianne Lenker of the band Big Thief (right) Cecilia Bartoli (courtesy Decca Classics), Adrianne Lenker (Matt Cowan/Getty Images) hide caption

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One Big Breath And A Blazing Guitar: 2019's Best Moments In Music

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Justine Adhiambo Obura, chairwoman of the No Sex For Fish cooperative in Nduru Beach, Kenya, stands by her fishing boat. Patrick Higdon, whose name is on the boat, works for the charity World Connect, which gave the group a grant to provide boats for some of the local women. Julia Gunther for NPR hide caption

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No Sex For Fish: How Women In A Fishing Village Are Fighting For Power

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2012's song of the summer, Carly Rae Jepsen's "Call Me Maybe," inspired the popular music podcast Switched on Pop. Now, the co-hosts have authored a new book. Barry Brecheisen/AP hide caption

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'Switched On Pop' Podcast Turns Accessible Music Analysis Into A New Book

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