Cruelty Free International has launched a major new campaign to end animal testing for cosmetics on a global scale. The pressure group organized a flash mob outside the UN’s New York headquarters last week to raise awareness, with dancers, jugglers and acrobats in bunny costumes performing alongside protestors.
The non-profit is asking the General Secretary of the UN, Antonio Guterres, to help establish a single standard for cosmetics testing worldwide.
“It’s time for clear global leadership. We’re asking the UN to take decisive action and adopt an international convention that puts in place one set of harmonized rules which end outdated, cruel animal testing for cosmetics forever,” said Michelle Threw, CEO of Cruelty Free International.