UN Women is the new United Nations agency whose mission is to empower women and girls around the world. This year, International Women's Day will focus on ending violence against women, which is a top priority for UN Women. They believe in the power of music to change the world and so does Beth Blatt, who wrote the lyrics, inspired by the incredible stories of women UN Women have helped. She asked Graham Lyle ("What's Love Got To Do With It," etc.) to write the music, and he partnered with Somalian-British singer-songwriter Fahan Hassan.
One Woman was the grand finale of the UN Women launch ceremony on International Women's Day, 2010
Three years later, "One Woman" is ready. On March 8th -- International Women's Day -- they will release the song which is aimed at touching the hearts of people everywhere. 25 internationally-acclaimed artists have taken part in the recording of the song.
You can read about these courageous women if you enter the (s)heroes page at the top of the screen (just below the title "One woman") and you can watch some video clips with the artists' views on women's rights by clicking on the artists page.
Apart from enjoying the song you can check how much you know about some facts on violence against women by taking the SAY NO QUIZ . (What's more, every point you score counts towards the Say NO action counter.).
Therefore, why not buy a song, take a quiz or donate a tweet if these simple