This video really, really wants to fight gender inequality
A remake of the girl-power song 'Wannabe' by the Spice Girls has gone viral. View it here.
WASHINGTON - A video went viral. You may have seen it. It is a remake of the famous 90's girl-power song Wannabe by the Spice Girls. In the video, girls and women from different places of the world sing to the famous tune while showing signs and posters of what they "really, really want" for girls.
This campaign has been put together by The Global Goals, an initiative that is working to raise awareness, popular support and global action for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The 17 SDGs were adopted by the United Nations in 2015, and each of the goals contain specific global targets to be achieved by 2030. Goal #5 is for gender equality and empowerment of all women and girls.
The video has been seen in YouTube over 750,000 times, and its related tweet has been retweeted over 6,000 times. Using the #WhatIReallyReallyWant hashtag, people around the world are sharing pictures of what they really, really want for girls and women.
Written by Davinia Levy, Associate, World Ban