Celebrity Anti-VAW Campaigner Number 6: Jamelia Jamelia signed her first record contract at 16 years old and over the last 12 years, the 30-year old R&B/pop singer-songwriter, television presenter and occasional model has had eight British Top 10 singles, won four Mobo awards, a Q award and received nine Brit nominations.One of a her chart topping singles was a powerful song called “Thank you.” The song chronicles the violence she endured at the hands of a former partner.All funds raised via pixel donations will be in benefit of the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence and The Pixel Project.
With the help of a passionate journalist (Daniel Craig), she seeks justice.
We have selected celebrities from the industries that have traditionally spawned celebrity culture including film, music and television because they are amongst the most visible influencers due to the ubiquity and power of popular culture.
Indeed, these celebrities have used their popularity and high profile to shine a much-needed spotlight on the cause.
——————————————————————————————————————- Celebrity Anti-VAW Campaigner Number 1: Annie Lennox International superstar and passionate, life-long women’s rights campaigner, Annie Lennox is renowned for her charity work, campaigning and advocacy on women’s rights.
In April 2010 Annie signed a letter to UK government officials urging them to make a pledge an end global violence against women and make it a foreign policy priority.