Dignitaries gather for concert aimed at raising global awareness of and support for the global efforts to end female genital mutilation. The concert, featuring UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Angelique Kidjo, held in the General Assembly Hall at United Nations Headquarters, was sponsored by the Italian Government, in cooperation with UNICEF and the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA).
From left: Kerry Kennedy, Human Rights Activist; Babatunde Osotimehin,
Executive Director, United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA); Elsa
Fornero, Italian Minister of Labour, Social Policies and Gender
Equality; Angélique Kidjo, UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador; Michelle
Bachelet, Executive Director, UN Women; Bience Gawanas
African Union Commissioner for Social Affairs
Photo Credit: UN Women/Ryan Brown