Shakira Receive Medal for Helping Children!

Shakira has been honoured by the United Nations (U.N.) for her humanitarian efforts helping underprivileged kids across the globe.

The Hips Don’t Lie singer, a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador, accepted the medal in Geneva, Switzerland on Wednesday (03Mar10) as part of the U.N.’s World Day of Social Justice celebration.

She was praised for setting up her Barefoot Foundation, which provides nutrition and education to more than 6,000 kids, and U.N. labor chief Juan Somavia branded her a “true ambassador for children and young people, for quality education and social justice”. Full Story at


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