By Sam Sodomsky.
Today is International Women’s Day. In solidarity, a number of artists, including Beyoncé, Coldplay, Madonna, and John Legend, have signed an open letter from Global Citizen. The letter begins, “We have reached a critical moment in history. Recent legislation and rhetoric have put decades of progress for girls and women at risk.” It goes on to bring attention to Chime for Change, an organization co-founded by Beyoncé and Salma Hayek Pinault that raises funds and awareness for female empowerment, and notes that “none of us can move forward if half of us are held back.” Read the full letter here, and learn more about Global Citizen’s gender equality campaign here.
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