Fastest Man In the World Signs On To HeForShe Campaign

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Six-time Olympic champion, Jamaican-born Usain St. Leo Bolt.

News Americas, KINGSTON, Jamaica, Fri. July 15, 2016: Usain Bolt, Jamaica’s Olympic champion and “the fastest man in the world” has signed on to the HeForShe Campaign.

The national launch of the HeForShe Campaign in Jamaica is a collaborative event with partners, the United States Embassy to Jamaica, Respect Jamaica, UN Women Multi Country Office – Caribbean, Digicel Jamaica, the High Commission of Canada, the British High Commission and the EU Delegation to Jamaica.

HeForShe  (www.heforshe.org)  calls on men and boys to work together with women and girls to end gender based discrimination, and within that, the most egregious violation – gender based violence.

The six-time Olympian Bolt has established himself as the greatest sprinter of all-time and brings to the forefront of his global audience, the issue of gender equality and ending violence against women and girls.