Beyonce celebrated International Day of the Girl by releasing a new video for “Freedom,” which brings awareness and action around challenges girls’ around the world face.
In the clip, posted on her Facebook page, young girls from various locations lip-sync to the song. Produced by Beyoncé and Salma Hayek, the visual also highlights some disturbing statistics about girls: 71% of human trafficking victims are girls, while 130 million girls are out of school.
“Today is # DayoftheGirl. Girls around the world are fighting for their freedom every day. Join me, Chime for Change, and The Global Goals by taking action for # FreedomForGirls now,” Beyonce writes to introduce the video.
Beyonce, who released the girl power anthem, “Run The World (Girls),” is a mother of two girls.
Watch the empowering video below, and visit The Global Goals’ #FreedomForGirls page to support one of the many organizations aiding young girls around the world.