Susan Sarandon Activity Highlights

2015 • May • In connection with Mother’s Day, UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Susan Sarandon, in partnership with UNICEF and the Global Fund to fight AIDS Tuberculosis and Malaria, penned an OpEd to celebrate all mothers and to raise awareness of the risks of mother-to-child transmission of HIV/AIDS. The article, which was published on Huffington Post online, highlighted the progress since the introduction of the antivretroviral medicines and the need to continue to make strides. In a short video, the partnership documented the journey of six brave women living with HIV, sharing their joys and fears as they did everything in their power to give birth to healthy babies.

2006 • November • In New York, Ms. Sarandon presented an award for children’s broadcasting at the 34th International Emmy Awards gala in New York last night. (Newsline)

2005 • January • In New York, Ms. Sarandon participated in an NBC TV telethon in support of UNICEF's South Asia tsunami relief efforts. (PSA)

2003 • April • In Brazil, Ms. Sarandon filmed an episode on child labour for the “What’s Going On?” a family television series profiling the lives of three children. A UN Works co-production, the programme explores critical global issues such as war, environmental degradation, discrimination and poverty through the eyes of a child. (What’s Going on)

2000 • November • In India, Ms. Sarandon visited projects for young children and raised awareness of the importance of early childhood development.  She visited villages with women’s literacy and self-esteem training programmes. (archive)

2000 • May • In the United Republic of Tanzania, Ms. Sarandon visited UNICEF health and education programmes including a community theatre that uses drama to inform young people about the risks of HIV/AIDS. She opened a youth centre and met the President and other senior government officials. She also co-sponsored the ‘Dig a Well for UNICEF’ fund-raising campaign. (archive)

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May 2000: Ms. Sarandon visits with children at the UNICEF-assisted Kiwohede drop-in centre for destitute children in the United Republic of Tanzania.




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