Katy Perry Joins UNICEF for Madagascar Visit

Posted on April 8, 2013

Katy Perry Jumping Rope in Madagascar for UNICEF

Katy Perry joined UNICEF on a trip to Madagascar. The visit bring attention to the situation of children in the tropical island country, which one of the poorest in the world. Katy visited with school children and attended a UNICEF child protection center to learn about women who have suffered abuse and neglect. She can be seen jumping rope in the above photograph.

Katy Perry in Madagascar for UNICEF

Katy said in a statement, "In less than one week here in Madagascar, I went from crowded city slums to the most remote villages and my eyes were widely opened by the incredible need for a healthy life—nutrition, sanitation, and protection against rape and abuse—which UNICEF are stepping in to help provide. I am grateful to UNICEF for giving me the opportunity to see first-hand how their programs make a real difference in children's lives. Support for UNICEF is saving children, I am a witness to it."

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Photos: UNICEF/Holt
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