Seven Awesome Quotes To Inspire You On Women’s Equality Day
Today is Women’s Equality Day, as declared in the US. This date was chosen because August 26, 1920 was the day women were allowed the right to vote. It’s also a time to celebrate contributions of women in all facets of life.
“If the first woman God ever made was strong enough to turn the world upside down all alone, together women ought to be able to turn it right side up again.” – Sojourner Truth
These days, we hear the word feminism, but many people do not truly understand what it entails. most times, the word is reduced to a woman’s roles in the lives of men, especially their husbands. And this should not be, because it is much more than that.
Feminism, or the feminist or women’s liberation movement, involves reforms on issues ranging from reproductive rights, domestic violence, maternity leave, equal pay, women’s suffrage, sexual harassment, sexual violence, female genital mutilation, property rights, divorce, access to higher education, and so much more.
Simply put, feminism means that women deserve equal rights.
Today, we reflect on all women have accomplished towards building a more equal world, and how far we still have to go. Many demands still haven’t been met, but the future is bright.
Here are some quotes to inspire and encourage you on this day: