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Spice Girls' Wannabe video remade to highlight gender inequality

The video calls for an end to violence against women and education for all girls.

IT’S 20 YEARS since the Spice Girls’ debut single Wannabe was a massive hit.

The video has now been remade by artists from around the world in a bit to highlight gender inequality issues.

The new version features artists from Africa, India, the UK, US and Canada.

insta Source: Global Goals/Instagram

It’s being shared widely on social media with the hashtag #WhatIReallyReallyWant – a line from the song.

The video calls for an end to violence against women, the end of child marriage, education for all girls, and equal pay for equal work.




pay Source: Screengrab/YouTube

The video was commissioned by Project Everyone and Global Goals, organisations working to promote the United Nations’ 17 Sustainable Development Goals. It was directed by British woman MJ Delaney.

Source: The Global Goals/YouTube

The project has been praised by the Spice Girls themselves, with some of the members tweeting their support.

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