Singer Annie Lennox is to attend a university's annual human rights festival which aims to raise awareness about violations around the world.
Annie Lennox will attend a human rights festival in Oxford
Now in its fourth year, The Oxford Brookes Human Rights Film Festival was set up by Humanitarian and Development Practice MA post-graduate students.
More than a dozen films will be screened over 12 days. This year's themes include children's human rights.
Ms Lennox is currently an ambassador for Nelson Mandela's HIV/AIDS campaign.
Humanitarian aid workers
The event will showcase "the diversity of contemporary film making around the work that touches on human rights issues".
Ms Lennox, now a patron of the MA in Humanitarian and Development Practice, is expected to attend the screening of the film "Yesterday".
The film tells the story of a young Zulu woman with HIV trying to cope with being a single mother.
The former Eurythmics star performed at last summer's Live 8 concert.
The Centre for Development and Emergency Practice - where the MA students are based - was awarded the Queen's Anniversary Prize for Higher and Further Education in 2001, for its "pioneering education and training for humanitarian aid workers".