BREAKING NEWS

Charlize Theron Deemed 'Messenger Of Peace'

Dec. 2 2008, Published 12:34 p.m. ET

Link to FacebookShare to TwitterShare to Email

(Photo: Splash News Online) Charlize Theron was awarded the "Messenger of Peace" title from the UN.

Theron is the 10th artist in 10 years to receive the title, joining fellow actors George Clooney and Michael Douglas in raising awareness for world peace.

The Academy Award-winning actress and activist founded The Charlize Theron Africa Outreach Project, in partnership with the Entertainment Industry Foundation (EIF).

Article continues below advertisement

Outreach focuses on eliminating violence towards women while creating a safer and healthier life for women and children in poverty.

Theron has filmed a series of public service announcements in support of the Cape Town Rape Crisis Center, discouraging any tolerance for rape or domestic violence.

Advertisement

© Copyright 2022 Radar Media Group LLC. OPERATED BY EMPIRE MEDIA GROUP HOLDINGS LLC. RADAR and RADARONLINE are registered trademarks. All rights reserved. Registration on or use of this site constitutes acceptance of our Terms of Service, Privacy Policy and Cookies Policy. People may receive compensation for some links to products and services. Offers may be subject to change without notice.