'Casting couch' and backstage rot hidden from public view
Too many songs, not enough transformation on GBV
We don’t need another song about ending the scourge of gender-based violence (GBV). I know that as we approach the annual campaign for 16 Days of Activism against GBV, artists, companies and organisations are getting ready to put on a show.
I describe this as a show because all we have is a form of performative activism, unless there is concerted effort to effect real change through policy and laws. I agree that music and art has played an important role in supporting social courses; however this has to extend beyond the actual music or art piece...