UNICEF’s women Goodwill Ambassadors, give voice to the voiceless

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“It is indispensable that the hard-won rights of Afghan women and girls are protected”, Secretary-General António Guterres told the Security Council.

Women are not conscionable fractional of the planetary population, it has been shown that their afloat information successful nationalist beingness “enhances economical results, prompts greater concern successful societal protection, leads to much sustainable bid and advances clime action”, according to the UN chief.

UNICEF has agelong acknowledged and brought this to the fore, done the enactment of its galore women Goodwill Ambassadors.

Africa          

UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Angelique Kidjo listens to mothers successful  Mozambique arsenic  they archer  her of their dreams for their children.

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UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Angelique Kidjo listens to mothers successful Mozambique arsenic they archer her of their dreams for their children.

Renowned West African vocalist and songwriter, Angélique Kidjo, has since 2002 utilized her relation arsenic a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador to passionately run for girls’ education.

The Benin autochthonal believes that “music is simply a connection beyond the colour of skin, state oregon culture” and wants to “inspire radical to enactment to assistance educate, nourish and support our children”.

The three-time Grammy Award victor has travelled wide to advocator for UNICEF-supported programmes and has received the 2015 Crystal Award astatine the World Economic Forum for her committedness to improving the authorities of the world, and successful 2016 was honoured with Amnesty International's Ambassador of Conscience Award for utilizing her dependable to face planetary injustice.

Earlier this year, she joined others, including chap prima performer Katy Perry, successful demanding that G7 leaders perpetrate to donating doses of COVID-19 vaccines to poorer countries.

Asia   

UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Priyanka Chopra Jonas watches a shot   crippled  betwixt  Eritrean exile  children and children from Ethiopia successful  the country's Hitsats exile  camp.

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UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Priyanka Chopra Jonas watches a shot crippled betwixt Eritrean exile children and children from Ethiopia successful the country's Hitsats exile camp.

Global endowment Priyanka Chopra Jonas had served for 10 years arsenic a National Ambassador to UNICEF India earlier joining the planetary Goodwill Ambassador squad successful 2016.

The entertainer works to support children’s rights and beforehand the acquisition of girls successful India, including done her namesake charity, The Priyanka Chopra Foundation for Health and Education, and arsenic a UN Foundation Girl Up Champion.

“Along this travel with UNICEF, I person experienced firsthand the transformative powerfulness of empowering young girls with opportunities that are rightfully theirs”, said the actress/singer/film producer.

Last year, connected World Children’s Day, she spoke with 16-year-old younker activistic Aditya astir his quest to destruct azygous usage plastics successful India and discussed a much sustainable satellite for each child.

“I americium arrogant to basal with UNICEF to assistance physique a satellite wherever children’s rights are respected and protected”, upheld the Indian superstar.

Europe        

UNICEF protagonist  Millie Bobby Brown successful  New York connected  the acceptable   of a video produced for World Children's Day 2018.

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UNICEF protagonist Millie Bobby Brown successful New York connected the acceptable of a video produced for World Children's Day 2018.

At conscionable 14, histrion Millie Bobby Brown was appointed successful 2018 arsenic UNICEF’s youngest-ever Goodwill Ambassador.

“It’s a imagination travel existent to go a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador”, she said. “I americium looking guardant to gathering arsenic galore children and young radical arsenic I can, proceeding their stories, and speaking retired connected their behalf”.

Starring arsenic Eleven successful Netflix’s deed bid Stranger Things, the British nationalist has supported the motorboat of UNICEF’s One Love global campaign, to assistance fundraise and support children and families from the effects of COVID-19.

Among galore different initiatives, the Screen Actors’ Guild Award victor was besides a large subordinate successful UNICEF’s planetary concern with the jewelry marque Pandora, who donated $1 cardinal towards the activation and fundraiser.

Latin America      

UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Shakira talks with Nipa, an 11-year-old Bangladeshi cyclone survivor.

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UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Shakira talks with Nipa, an 11-year-old Bangladeshi cyclone survivor.

Grammy-winning creator and devoted advocator for aboriginal puerility education, Shakira Mebarak, has supported UNICEF’s enactment and helped rise consciousness for the world’s most vulnerable children since 2003.

Seven years ago, she became a subordinate of former UK Prime Minister Gordon Brown’s International Commission connected Financing Global Education, and was honoured successful 2017 astatine the World Economic Forum, receiving the Crystal Award for her humanitarian work.

Reminding that “today's babies volition thrust tomorrow's business”, the Colombian singer/songwriter has said that “their capableness to lend volition signifier tomorrow's societies, volition lick tomorrow's problems”.

North America     

UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Katy Perry gives her scarf to Ka Da Khang portion    visiting the Phuoc Thanh Commune Health Centre successful  Ninh Thuan Province wherever  galore  children amusement   signs of nutrient deficiencies.

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UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Katy Perry gives her scarf to Ka Da Khang portion visiting the Phuoc Thanh Commune Health Centre successful Ninh Thuan Province wherever galore children amusement signs of nutrient deficiencies.

One of the bestselling euphony artists of each time, UN Goodwill Ambassador Katy Perry has enactment into enactment her committedness to improving the lives of children since she assumed her relation successful 2013.

The United States-born creator has traveled extensively to item the needs of immoderate of the world’s astir vulnerable, rise consciousness of UNICEF’s exigency alleviation efforts and usage her dependable to advocator for children crossed the globe.

“UNICEF works to guarantee that each child, municipality oregon rural, affluent oregon poor, has a accidental to thrive, to turn and to lend to their families and communities – arsenic good arsenic to person the accidental to signifier the satellite that we unrecorded in”, according to the superstar.

Also a societal media luminary, who was the archetypal to surpass 100 cardinal followers connected Twitter, past twelvemonth she announced the birth of her kid with UNICEF Ambassador Orlando Bloom via UNICEF’s Instagram account, encouraging donations to the bureau to guarantee each parent and newborn get the attraction they need.

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