Womenâ€™s Day- Words of power by notable women
Womenâ€™s Day is a worldwide event celebrating the unfelt recognition of women in the society. On March 8, we take moment from our busy lives to celebrate the existence of a mother, daughter, sister, wife, maid, aunty, and all forms of HER. Womenâ€™ s Day
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Simon De Beauvoir
Feminist and existentialist philosopher Simon De Beauvoir wrote and spoke extensively about womenâ€™s rights and violence against them. Simon in one of her classics, â€˜The Second Sexâ€™ said One is not born a woman but becomes one, titling it as the reason behind all that afflict women worldwide. Beauvoir was a progressive of her times and is still counted among one of the most notable writers, thinkers in world history, her thoughts on feminism were diverse. She took feminism to new heights by
Gloria Steinem is a feminist, speaker, journalist and is also considered the leader for feminist movement in the late 1960s and 70s.
Ursula K Le Guin
Ursula K Le. Guin is an author whose work has often depicted futuristic or imaginary alternative worlds in politics, the natural environment, gender, religion, sexuality
She was the longest-serving First Lady of the United States, an American politician, diplomat and activist.
Margaret Thatcher was the longest-serving British Prime Minister of the 20th century and is currently the only woman to have held the office. Thatcher is also known as iron lady.
Malala is a Pakistani activist for female education and the youngest-ever Nobel Prize laureate.
She is a candidate for the Democratic nomination for President of the United States in the 2016 election. She is known for her outspoken personality and advocacy for women's rights.