Lady Gaga Confirms Work With UNICEF To Spread "Born This Way Message Of Compassion"

4 December 2012, 13:54 | Updated: 4 December 2012, 14:13

The 'You & I' singer has announced she is now involved with UNICEF charity projects across the world.

Lady Gaga has announced she has teamed up with the UN and UNICEF to spread her 'Born This Way' message of compassion around the world, after starting work on the project during her stay in South Africa this week.

The 'Marry The Night' singer was spotted visiting a school near Johannesburg over the weekend, and confirmed plans this week to continue her work with the United Nations Children's Fund for the foreseeable future.

"On Dec. 1 I visited Isibindi Safe Park in Naledi to speak w the children about Youth Empowerment on behalf of UN/UNICEF," Gaga tweeted this week. "I will be continuing my work with UN/UNICEF and a page documenting our progress will be up shortly.

"Teaming with the United Nations I can continue breeding our Born This Way message of compassion #KinderAndBraverWorld," Gaga added.

View a picture of Lady Gaga spending time with children in South Africa last week below (Credit: Twitter):

Lady Gaga working with UNICEF from Twitter

The 'You & I' singer has increased her charity work over the past year after launching her Born This Way Foundation in early 2012, aimed at combatting teen bullying and improving the self-image and self-esteem of young people.

Lady Gaga working with UNICEF from Twitter

Gaga has been working on her new studio album 'ARTPOP' for the past several months and recently confirmed she has over 50 songs already recorded for the upcoming album.

Lady Gaga will now bring her 'Born This Way Ball' world tour back to Europe for a show at the Telenor Arena in Norway on th December before heading over to Russia for her final two tour shows of 2012.