Our guest blogger today is musician and ONE member, D’Banj. I’m D’banj! And as you know I usually like being in the spotlight. But this time I’m on backing vocals to support female artists with something really important to say. Diamond, Banky W and Bono have all joined me to remix ‘Strong Girl’ –......
I’ve just arrived in New York City; a concrete jungle full of big dreams and buzzing possibilities that’s a stark contrast to the very quiet and simple Limpopo Province where I grew up in South Africa.
"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."
Government can and should require the disclosure of company owners (the “beneficial owners”) when it rolls out the new procurement reforms that seek to make the system effective, simple and transparent.
As the women’s month comes to a close, ahead of the annual UN General Assembly in New York, SABC and ONE are launching the Strong Girl Campaign with the aim to engage South Africans on the importance of putting women and girls at the center of their UNGA commitments where new development goals will be agreed.