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Emma Watson to launch new "HeForShe" initiative

Emma Watson.UN Photo/Mark Garten

British actress Emma Watson is launching a new initiative at the World Economic Forum in Switzerland, to address deficiencies in women's empowerment. Ms Watson is a Goodwill Ambassador for UN Women, the UN…

23 Jan 2015 / Listen /

Women deserve to live free of fear says Zimbabwean-American actress

Commemoration of International Day for Elimination of Violence Against Women. UN Photo/Rick Bajornas

Women around the world deserve to live a life free of fear according to a leading Zimbabwean-American actress. Danai…

25 Nov 2014 / Listen /

Drag singer praised by UN chief for human rights work

Conchita Wurst, Austrian singer and winner of the Eurovision Song Contest 2014, performs at the United Nations Office in Vienna.  03 November 2014
Vienna, Austria.  UN Photo/Amanda Voisard

The Austrian winner of the 2014 Eurovision Song Contest, Conchita Wurst, has been commended by the UN Secretary-General for…

3 Nov 2014 / Listen /

Victoria Beckham joins UNAIDS to support women and children

Victoria Beckham, Goodwill Ambassador for UNAIDS.  UN Photo/Mark Garten

Leading fashion designer and former singer Victoria Beckham has been appointed as International Goodwill Ambassador by the Joint United…

25 Sep 2014 / Listen /
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