UN to feature Anoushka Shankar in 'One Women' song

By HT

Sitar player Anoushka Shankar, daughter of legendary Pandit Ravi Shankar, is among the 25 artists from 20 countries, to feature in "One Woman" song of the United Nations to celebrate women worldwide.

A musical celebration of women worldwide, the song is to be released on Friday on the occasion of the International Women's Day. The song calls for change and celebrates acts of courage and determination by ordinary women, who daily make extraordinary contributions to their countries and communities.

Initially performed during the launch event for UN Women in the UN General Assembly Hall in 2011, "One Woman" aims to become a rallying cry that inspires listeners about the mission of UN Women and engages them to join in the drive for women's empowerment