Tiwa Savage On BBC’s “100 Women” List for 2017
The BBC has revealed its listing of one hundred inspirational and revolutionary women for 2017, and among the remarkable women featured, Nigeria’s very own singer Tiwa Savage and Anne-Marie Imafidon made the list!
The once a year series – which shines a mild on troubles affecting women all around the globe – is this year encouraging women to make a change.
Also on the list are 7 other Africans – Adelle Onyango (Kenya) Anita Nderu (Kenya) Chaima Lahsini (Morroco), Ellen Johnson Sirleaf (Liberia), Marieme Jamme (Senegal), Naomi Mwaura (Kenya) and Talent Jumo (Zimbabwe)
Speaking on the list BBC says:
This year, the women on the list will be part of the 100 Women Challenge, tackling some of the biggest problems facing women around the world.
Coming together in four teams, the women will share their experiences and create innovative ways to tackle:
The glass ceiling – #Teamlead
Female illiteracy – #Teamread
Street harassment – #Teamgo
Sexism in sport – #Teamplay
The list at the moment only has 60 names on it but as time progresses more women who have taken up the challenge in some way will be added to the list.