Wonder Woman to become UN Women’s Champion

_91910568_wonder_woman_getty_ap_warneComic book heroine Wonder Woman is to be named as a new honorary ambassador for the United Nations (UN).

The character will be used to promote messages about women’s empowerment and gender-based violence, the UN said.

DC Entertainment president Diane Nelson will accept the role for her company’s comic book, TV and film character at a ceremony on 21 October.

The DC comics site hinted that actresses who have played Wonder Women will also attend the event.

The campaign is being sponsored by Warner Bros and DC Entertainment who are supporting the UN and Unicef’s year-long campaign for gender equality and women’s empowerment.  More