Today, 795 million people are suffering from hunger, and more than 2 billion people do not get the nutrition they need to thrive. About 161 million children every year are stunted or permanently disadvantaged for life, simply from a lack of adequate nutrition.
"Women and girls are hit hardest by the effects of extreme poverty especially in developing countries like Nigeria. It is apparent that when we invest in women and girls, we increase the chances of overcoming extreme poverty more quickly – for everyone overall."
The hit song and video, titled Tell Everybody, is just one of Africa’s contributions to the ambitious global initiative to get the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to everyone on the planet within 7 days of being adopted by all the world’s leaders on 25 September.