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UN Names Actress Hathaway as Global Goodwill Ambassador

The United Nations has named Oscar-winning actress Anne Hathaway as a global goodwill ambassador for the U.N. Women agency. The agency calls her a longtime supporter of women's and girls' rights, and says she will work for "affordable child care services and shared parental leave at both government and corporate levels." On Wednesday, U.N. Women chief Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka decried what she calls the "motherhood penalty," saying working women who become...

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