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Shakira & Karolina Kurkova Win Humanitarian Awards

April 4, 2006 (7:31 am) GMT
Shakira and Czech supermodel Karolina Kurkova received awards Monday for their humanitarian work

"Let's not forget at the end of this day when we all go home, 960 children will have died in Latin America," said after accepting her Humanitarian award on Monday April 3rd, 2006.

"As part of a generation that has so many ideas and technologies and things that my parents' generation didn't have access to ... let's take advantage of this historical opportunity we have within reach to make this world a better place," the Latin pop star added.

Shakira gets the Humanitarian Award for starting a charitable foundation, Barefoot, to help children in her native Colombia escape violence. Elsewhere, Czech supermodel , who got the same award, was honored for working for the welfare of children through organizations such as "The Beautiful Life Fund" and "Free Arts."

Some other famous figures granted the Humanitarian award among others include , Queen Rania of Jordan, Sen. Hillary Clinton, and Kerry Kennedy, all of whom didn't attend the ceremony and sent representatives instead.

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