Spice Girls remake is being used to empower young women

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“Yo, I’ll tell you what I want, what I really, really want
So tell me what you want, what you really, really want
I’ll tell you what I want, what I really, really want
So tell me what you want, what you really, really want
I wanna, (ha) I wanna, (ha) I wanna, (ha) I wanna, (ha)
I wanna really, really, really wanna zigazig ah”

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This was easily the anthem of the mid-‘90s. Released in 1996, the British pop group and this grainy video featuring Melanie Brown, Melanie Chisholm, Emma Bunton, Geri Halliwell, and Victoria Beckham running through the streets on a wild night took the world by storm. The Spice Girls were all about “girl power” and now, 20 years later, a remake of the video is once again calling for girl power and giving women across the globe a place to voice what they “really really want.”

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The video begins in India, where a group of girls dance through the streets towards a banner that reads, “end violence against girls.” It then moves to a classroom with the slogan, “quality education for all girls,” a garage door painted with “end child marriage” and a double decker bus with the phrase, “equal pay for equal work.”

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The video is being used as part of a campaign by The Global Goals, an organization aimed at ending poverty, fighting inequality and tackling climate change. With the use of the hashtag #WhatIReallyReallyWant, they’re hoping to attract the attention of the UN, which will be meeting in September to ensure that the voices of girls and women are put first when creating policy and plans.

“2016 is our chance to use our collective power and tell world leaders what we really really want for girls and women.”

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So far the hashtag has more than 800 posts on Instagram and they’re hoping that will grow as September nears.

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