Victoria Beckham Speaks At The UN’s Social Good Summit

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    Victoria Beckham flew to New York to speak on the first day of the United Nations’ Social Good Summit, asking the question ‘What type of world do I want to live in by the year 2030?’, and highlighting the work being done to prevent Aids around the world.

    ‘Let’s support, educate and empower women everywhere to be able to achieve this for our children,’ Victoria, a UNAIDS International Goodwill Ambassador, told the summit. ‘Please tell everyone.’

    Meeting with other powerful humanitarians Graca Machel and Queen Rania of Jordan, singer Alicia Keys is also due to join the line up for the two day event.

    Ever the proud husband, David Beckham took to social media to shower his wife with Insta-support. ‘Proud of my wife today speaking at the UN Head quarters …,’ he wrote. ‘Powerful speech along with some other incredible and powerful women on that stage … Right to the point about Our fight against HIV / AIDS.’

    This is Victoria’s third speech in her influential position with the UN and she has previously shown her dedication to the role by missing key fashion calendar events to attend conferences.

    ‘I will do whatever I can to raise awareness,’ Victoria said when she was first appointed. ‘I would do anything for my children and I think every woman has the right to health and every woman has the right to give their children a healthy future. Elton [John] is a very dear friend of mine and David’s and we’ve been patrons of the Elton John Aids Foundation for 20 years, so I have been working a lot with lots of Aids charities.’ 

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