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.
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."
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.