Angelique Kidjo promotes education for girls in Africa

Angélique Kidjo, Grammy Award-winning singer and Goodwill Ambassador for the UN Children's Fund

UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Angelique Kidjo gave a special concert at the United Nations dedicated to the global efforts to end Female Genital Mutilation.

Ms. Kidjo says she is passionate about getting African nations to sign a resolution to end the practice.

The Grammy Award Winner is also passionate about the education of girls in Africa.

She spoke to Beng Poblete-Enriquez about the challenges she has faced as a musician and her work as UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador.

Duration:  2’43″

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