Goodwill Ambassador recalls importance of human rights

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Barbara Hendricks meet enthusiastic Malian refugee women in Damba Camp, Burkina Faso.

Renowned American-born opera singer Barbara Hendricks is the longest serving Goodwill Ambassador for UNHCR, the UN refugee agency.

On the occasion of Human Rights Day, the 10th of December, she recalled feeling like a refugee as she grew up in the then racially segregated south of the United States.

Dianne Penn reports on how important the issue of human rights remains for Barbara Hendricks today.

Duration: 2’29″

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