Charice Is Part Of The International Women’s Day Song Called “One Woman”
Charice is part of the International Women’s Day song called “One Woman” participated by singers and performers from all regions which will be released on March 8, 2013. The website http://song.unwomen.org will feature the full song video and make “One Woman” available for download.
“One Woman” calls for change and celebrates acts of courage and determination by ordinary women who daily make extraordinary contributions to their countries and communities. The lyrics are inspired by stories of women whom UN Women has supported, UN Women is the UN organization charged with advancing women’s empowerment and gender equality worldwide. It began its work in 2011, the first new UN organization in decades. “One Woman” is the first theme song for a UN organization.
Joining Charice in “One Woman” are Ana Bacalhau from Portugal, Angelique Kidjo from Benin, Anoushka Shankar from India, Bassekou Kouyate from Mali, Bebel Gilberto from Brazil, Beth Blatt from US, Brian Finnegan from Ireland, Buika from Spain, Cherine Amr from Egypt, Debi Nova from Costa Rica, Emeline Michel from Haiti, Fahan Hassan from UK, Idan Raichel from Israel, Jane Zhang from China, Jim Diamond from UK, Keith Murrell from UK, Lance Ellington from UK, Marta Gomez from Colombia, Maria Friedman from UK, Meklit Hadero from Ethiopia, Rokia Traoré from Mali, Vanessa Quai from Vanuatu, Ximena Sariñana from Mexico, and Yuna from Malaysia.
“One Woman” was written by Graham Lyle and Fahan Hassan and produced by Jerry Boys while the song and music video production were sponsored by Microsoft.
“One Woman” will be available for purchase on the song website and all common channels like iTunes and Amazon for $0.99. All proceeds will go directly to United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women in support of its programmes to empower women on the ground.