WATCH: Iman Shares Save The Children Award With David Bowie

27 October 2016, 12:13 | Updated: 27 October 2016, 12:49

Iman and David Bowie 2006

The model, entrepreneur and campaigner credited her late husband as a staunch supporter of human rights.

Iman has shared an award with her late husband David Bowie.

The model and business woman was honoured with a Voice Award at Save The Children's 4th annual Illumination Gala in New York on Tuesday (October 26).

In her emotional acceptance speech, the campaigner announced she would "share" her award with the late rock star and her husband of 24 years - who died of cancer, aged 69, on 10 January. 

Watch her acceptance speech below: 

As Reuteurs reports, the 61-year-old said: "My husband, David, was also a staunch supporter of human rights and devoted an innumerable amount of time and resources, which he chose to do anonymously".

She added: "I share this award with him, knowing that the fire in him lit the fire in me, and vice versa. Good partnerships have a habit of doing that."