International Women’s Day
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International Women’s Day
You educate a man; you educate a man. You educate a woman; you educate a generation.
Brigham Young

I hate to hear you talk about all women as if they were fine ladies instead of rational creatures. None of us want to be in calm waters all our lives.
Jane Austen

I myself have never been able to find out precisely what feminism is: I only know that people call me a feminist whenever I express sentiments that differentiate me from a doormat.
Rebecca West

FEMINISM is the radical notion that women are people.
Marie Shear

Men are from Earth, women are from Earth. Deal with it.
George Carlin

Each time a woman stands up for herself, without knowing it possibly, without claiming it, she stands up for all women.
Maya Angelou

Life is not a competition between men and women. It's a collaboration.
David Alejandro Fearnhead

Teach her that the ideas of gender roles' is absolutely nonsense.
Do not ever tell her that she should or should not do something because she's a girl.
Because you are a girl is never a reason for anything.
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

I'm not going to LIMIT myself just because people won't accept the fact that I can do something else.
Dolly Parton

My mother told me to be a lady. And for her, that meant to be your own person, be INDEPENDENT.
Ruth Bader Ginsburg

It's hard not to be a fighter when you're constantly under siege.
Cassandra Duffy

Grand Africa Initiative (GAIN UNN chapter)

A strong woman has an awareness of the obstacles in her way and the chauvinistic expectations people have for her, but she decides what she wants and works super hard to achieve it. She is willing to find help or gain strength from supportive friends, family and mentors– not withstanding, she is independent. She respects herself and others. She always finds joy when lifting her fellows up! That's who we are. We can't change it, we can only get better!

Fun Facts:
✿Women gained the right to vote in America in 1920.
✿Women live longer than men, partially because their immune systems age slower.
✿The first computer programmer was a woman~Ada Lovelace. 
✿Eunice Newton Foote was the first scientist to make the connection between the amount of carbon dioxide in our atmosphere and climate change in 1856. She discovered the warming properties of carbon dioxide and the "greenhouse effect." She was able to submit her experiment and findings at the annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) BUT because she was a woman and not able to be a member of the organization, Professor Joseph Henry of the Smithsonian Institute, presented her findings.

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2 thoughts on “International Women’s Day

  1. I myself believe women should have equal rights. But some women are taking it to another insane level, even into their domestic homes. Its not going to be an easy journey to women's freedom. But a thousand miles starts with a step and one step at a time, not ten step at a time.

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