Sprint star Usain Bolt supports ‘HeforShe’ campaign

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JAMAICAN track star Usain Bolt has thrown his support behind the ‘HeForShe’ campaign, putting before his global audience the issues of gender equality and violence against women and girls.

According to the Jamaica Observer, the national launch of the ‘HeForShe’ Campaign in Jamaica, which is set to take place at the end of July, is a collaborative event with several partners, including the United States Embassy in Kingston, 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’, whose web address is

Usain Bolt has thrown his support behind the HeForShe campaign (Photo: Paul Mullings/ Jamaica Observer)
Usain Bolt has thrown his support behind the HeForShe campaign (Photo: Paul Mullings/ Jamaica Observer)

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.

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