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The newest anthem for International Women’s Day is aptly called, “Freedom.” Featuring Angel Haze and Dorothy, and remixed by TROY NöKA, the track is a powerful call to action for women’s empowerment.
The duo teamed up with We Are Hear, co founded by multi-platinum producers Linda Perry and Kerry Brown, and Equality Now to launch their #FreedomMeans social campaign. The campaign will ask people to define what freedom means to them as a way to spread awareness of the ever important issues of women’s rights and gender equality, a fight that continues into the 21st century.
“We want to inspire women from all over the world to express themselves and feel free from labels or boundaries that constrain happiness, and unite knowing that we’re all in this together,” said Perry in a press release.
The movement is also meant to highlight women that have had their voices and needs silenced. “Freedom is the basic premise for human rights,” said Yasmeen Hassan, Global Executive Director of Equality Now. “We at Equality Now have been working for 25 years to create a world that is more equal and more free for women and girls who are restricted in many ways by governments, communities and families. We are excited to be part of this collective that brings out what freedom means to diverse people. It will help us all get a better understanding and improve our world!”
Lisa Bonet has been enlisted to direct the video alongside a fully female production team and crew. In the meantime, get inspired and listen to the uplifting track below.