Inspiring quotes for International Women’s Day

Around the world, feminist leaders are courageously fighting to alter the course of history. They’re fighting for LGBTQI rights, to end child marriage, for comprehensive sexuality education, and so much more. This International Women’s Day, celebrate the incredible activists around the world who are leading the fight for gender justice!

Visit to meet the incredible activists featured below and included in our new docu-series Fundamental: Gender Justice. No Exceptions.

Rukhshanda Naz, Pakistan

Let's be proud to be born girls!

M Adams, Freedom, Inc., USA

For me, my message—it’s a tagline—take women into consideration! That’s all it is.

Zarmina, Pakistan

Women must have freedom to make decisions related to our lives, our bodies. Our lives are valuable and to be respected by others.

Lucia Xavier, CRIOLA, Brazil

I have devoted the past twenty years to feminist activism. What is at stake is nothing less than our lives.

Purity Kagwiria, Akili Dada, Kenya

I call on everyone to lend their voice, their time, their energy to win this fight against child marriage.

Eka Aghdgomelashvili, WISG, Georgia

What motivates me is when others support us. To know we are not alone in our desire to see women empowered and live to their full potential.

Kabzuag Vaj , Freedom, Inc., USA

It sounds so basic but we have to keep saying it—women need to be considered as human beings, first, and foremost. We should have equal rights. And security. And safety. And well-being.

Mary Anyago, Akili Dada, Kenya

Women and girls are the face of global wars. However, they have hope – hope for a better life, and determination to work towards a peaceful world.

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