UN Women’s HeForShe Initiative Teams Up with Boy Story

HeForSheBoyStoryHeForShe, the United Nations (UN) Women’s global solidarity movement for gender equality has teamed up with Boy Story to launch two special edition action dolls.

The action dolls promotes the notion that both boys and girls should have the same opportunity to bond with dolls, and that all kids, regardless of their gender, need to learn nurturing, emotional intelligence, and empathy.

The special edition action dolls are part of the HeForShe Equality Line, a cause marketing initiative between HeForShe and ethical brands. The dolls are available now at www.boystory.com, and proceeds raised will go towards UN Women’s programmatic work on women and girl’s empowerment globally.

Tinker Bell to be Named UN “Honorary Ambassador of Green”

In a ceremony on Sunday, October 25, the United Nations will name Disney’s Tinker Bell “Honorary Ambassador of Green” for “living consistently in harmony with the environment.” The ceremony will take place at the United Nations Headquarters in New York City and will be followed by the world premiere of Tinker Bell and the Lost Treasure. Guests will include Raven Symone, the voice of Disney fairy Iridessa, and Mae Whitman, the voice of Tinker Bell, as well as UN delegates.

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