Entertainment Women January 23, 2018 at 11:05 am

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Mildred Europa Taylor | Head of Content

Mildred Europa Taylor January 23, 2018 at 11:05 am

January 23, 2018 at 11:05 am | Entertainment, Women

Amelia Mondlane, member of the Divas Band teaching a schoolgirl how to play the guitar

The Divas – Mozambique

Founded in 2016, the all-female Mozambican group aims at empowering young school girls in disadvantaged communities by using music as an avenue to earn a living.

The group is a product of the Music Crossroads Academy, a non-profit organisation aimed at helping young people to have their voices heard. Through this academy, The Divas has been able to champion gender equality in the music industry. The group is made up of Kaluza Banda, Ingrid Dyrnes, Amelia Felizarda, Amelia Mondlane and Nina July.

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