36 Prominent Women Sign Petition Calling For G7, A.U. To Address Women’s Poverty, Equality

Agence France-Presse: Beyoncé, Gaga join call to tackle female poverty
“Beyoncé Knowles and Lady Gaga are among 36 prominent women who have signed a petition calling Sunday on the G7 and the African Union to tackle female poverty. … The petition was organized by the London-based non-governmental organization ONE, founded by U2 singer Bono. It is addressed to German Chancellor Angela Merkel, who hosts this year’s G7 summit in June, and South Africa’s Minister of Health Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, the A.U. Commission chair. They are both convening a women’s summit this year…” (3/8).