Concert: Raise Your Voice to End Female Genital Mutilation

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

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Taken on February 28, 2012

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