Published On: Fri, Oct 14th, 2016

Wonder Woman is UN Ambassador for women Empowerment


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Do you remember the Themiscyran Princess Diana Prince in Detective Comics? Now she would be the voice of women empowerment all across the globe.

The reports have revealed that DC’s fictional character, Wonder Woman will be given the name of United Nations Honorary Ambassador for the Empowerment of Women and Girls.

The designation will be formally publicized at the 75th anniversary of Wonder Woman. To blot the event, a ceremony will be organized at the UN Headquarters in New York on 21 October. The occasion targets to attain gender equality and empower the entire women and girls as UN will be inaugurating a groundbreaking worldwide campaign supporting their Sustainable Development Goal #5.

A number of bigwigs will be attending the occasion involving ex-UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, DC Entertainment President Diane Nelson and a few others astonish guests who the comic site consideration would involve the other performers who have seemed as Wonder Woman.

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Guardian quoted UN statement that “Gender equality is not only a fundamental human right but a necessary foundation for a peaceful, prosperous and sustainable world,”

It was further added, “Providing women and girls with equal access to education, health care, decent work, and representation in political and economic decision-making processes will fuel sustainable economies and benefit societies and humanity at large.”

The US Postal Services Kristin Seaver further added “Wonder Woman was one of the first female superheroes that inspired countless young girls over the past three-quarters of a century,”

He continued by saying that “We salute this heroic role model and her legacy that is definite to persist to span another 75 years,”

It looks the comic and television series heroines are not just a character but instead a role model to follow.


About the Author

Sidra Muntaha

- Sidra Tul Muntaha is a journalist (MA-Mass Communication and M.Phil in Mass Communication) based in Lahore. She is working as an editor at fashion, style and entertainment in the section of the Kooza. She writes fashion and entertainment articles for The Kooza News.

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