Stevie Wonder Takes a Knee as Green Day and Others Also Speak Out at Global Citizen Festival

by Sachyn Mital

25 September 2017

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Global Citizen Festival

23 Sep 2017: Great Lawn, Central Park — New York

This year’s Global Citizen Festival still acknowledged extreme poverty and its goal to reduce the number of people living under such conditions. However, the festival has made poverty less of the focus and instead addressed many more of the United Nations’ Millennium Development Goals (of which eradicating extreme poverty is the first of eight), including women’s rights (gender equality) and global partnership for development, plus other issues like sanitation, vaccination and the environment.

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