Quotes About Women’s Equality

Quotes About Women’s Equality

Women have been fighting the battle for equality for centuries, a lot has been accomplished, but still, we have a far way to go. Gender equality is achieved when women and men enjoy the same rights and opportunities across all sectors of society, including economic participation and decision-making, and when the different behaviors, aspirations, and needs of women and men are equally valued and favored. Here are some inspirational quotes for Women’s Equality which will encourage and inspire them.

Women Equality Quotes

  • To call woman the weaker sex is a libel; it is man’s injustice to woman. If by strength is meant brute strength, then, indeed, is woman less brute than man. If by strength is meant moral power, then the woman is immeasurably man’s superior. Has she not greater intuition, is she not more self-sacrificing, has she not greater powers of endurance, has she not greater courage? Without her, man could not be. If nonviolence is the law of our being, the future is with a woman. Who can make a more effective appeal to the heart than a woman? ― Mahatma Gandhi

  • “We cannot all succeed when half of us are held back.” ― Malala Yousafzai, Nobel Prize laureate and female education activist

  • “A gender-equal society would be one where the word ‘gender’ does not exist: where everyone can be themselves.” — Gloria Steinem

  • “When girls are educated, their countries become stronger and more prosperous.” ― Michelle Obama, former First Lady of the U.S.

Women Equality Quotes

  • When a man gives his opinion, he’s a man. When a woman gives her opinion, she’s a bitch. ― Bette Davis

  • To be liberated, women must feel free to be herself, not in rivalry to man but in the context of her own capacity and her personality. ― Indira Gandhi

  • “If you want something said, ask a man; if you want something done, ask a woman.” ― Margaret Thatcher

Women Equality Quotes

  • “To all the little girls who are watching this, never doubt that you are valuable and powerful, and deserving of every chance and opportunity in the world to pursue and achieve your own dreams.” ― Hillary Clinton

  • “How important it is for us to recognize and celebrate our heroes and she-roes!” ― Maya Angelou

  • “Gender equality is more than a goal in itself. It is a precondition for meeting the challenge of reducing poverty, promoting sustainable development, and building good governance.” — Kofi Annan

Women Equality Quotes

  • A gender-equal society would be one where the word ‘gender’ does not exist: where everyone can be themselves. – Gloria Steine

  • Freedom cannot be achieved unless women have been emancipated from all forms of oppression… Our endeavors must be about the liberation of the woman, the emancipation of the man, and the liberty of the child. — Nelson Mandela

  • “I measure the progress of a community by the degree of progress which women have achieved.” — B. R. Ambedkar

Women Equality Quotes

  • “Feminism isn’t about making women stronger. Women are already strong, it’s about changing the way the world perceives that strength.” ― G.D. Anderson

  • “We need women at all levels, including the top, to change the dynamic, reshape the conversation, to make sure women’s voices are heard and heeded, not overlooked, and ignored.” ― Sheryl Sandberg

  • When women are empowered, they make an enormous impact on the world. ― Mandy Moore

Women Equality Quotes

  • “Women belong in all places where decisions are being made… It shouldn’t be that women are the exception.” ― Ruth Bader Ginsburg, US Supreme Court Judge

  • Achieving gender equality requires the engagement of women and men, girls, and boys. It is everyone’s responsibility. – Ban Ki-moon

  • Can you better the condition of your women? Then there will be hope for your well-being. Otherwise, you will remain as backward as you are now. ― Swami Vivekananda

  • “Women’s liberation is the liberation of the feminine in the man and the masculine in the woman.” — Corita Kent, artist

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