Deliver Now for Women + Children

Celebrities speak out

Nicole Kidman, Actress and UNIFEM Goodwill Ambassador

Key women celebrities endorse Deliver Now

“Working with the United Nations Development Fund for Women (UNIFEM), I know that it’s absolutely essential for us all to make sure that women can realize their full human rights—including their rights to safe childbirth and a healthy start for their infants. If we deliver for them, there’s no doubt they will deliver for their families and communities.”

Ricki Lake, Actress and executive producer, “The Business of Being Born”

"Child birth is one of life's most important moments, a time that should be filled with hope and promise. Deliver Now is a step toward bringing that hope to those in the world whose very lives are threatened by childbirth due to lack of adequate medical care - care that many of us take for granted."

Liya Kebede, Model, WHO Goodwill Ambassador, and founder of The Liya Kebede Foundation

“For many years I have been raising awareness and traveling the world on behalf of the millions of mothers and children whose health and well-being are threatened by lack of access to medical care. I have dedicated my foundation to reducing maternal, newborn and child mortality and am extremely proud and inspired to join forces with Deliver Now to help further the cause.”

Vanessa Redgrave, Actress and UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador
Vanessa Redgrave
Vanessa Redgrave

“We must illuminate and keep in the spotlight the dire health crisis facing women and children the world over. Deliver Now will do that by involving the world’s leaders and creating a global movement to improve maternal health and help eradicate infant mortality.”

Angélique Kidjo, Singer and UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador
Angélique Kidjo
Angélique Kidjo

“The launch of Deliver Now is a great moment for mothers and children who are so desperately in need of our help. I am thrilled to be a part of it and to be able to lend my voice to one of the most noble causes of our time".