Annie Lennox performed live at The Ice Palace in Milan during the Women’s Circle 2012 fundraising event on November 22.
The funds raised will be used to strengthen the commitment of Oxfam Italy in the fight against poverty and the promotion of women’s rights.
In 2008, together with Oxfam, Annie set up “The Circle” – a group of influential women who have come together to use their profiles, ideas, skills and resources to connect with women living in poverty around the world. These like-minded women are bringing a fresh approach to the challenges women face both now and in the future, with funds raised from Circle events supporting Oxfam projects in Africa, Asia and Latin America.
The Circle is making a real difference to women’s lives, empowering women to earn a living and giving girls the chance of an education, fighting HIV and AIDS, adapting to climate change and protecting women’s rights.