International Women's Day: March 8

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International Women’s Day (IWD), which is observed annually on March 8, is celebrated around the world. This celebration recognizes the strides that women have achieved dating back to the early 1900s. The strides and impact they made in terms of empowerment, sacrifice, and perseverance; the day is worth celebrating. IWD acknowledges women’s cultural, economic, political, and social accomplishments. The celebration also aims to advance gender equality.

Here are a quotes from women who made history and contributed so much to society:

"Women are the largest untapped reservoir of talent in the world.” –Hillary Clinton

"We realize the importance of our voice when we are silenced.” –Malala Yousafzai

“No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.” –Eleanor Roosevelt

“You can always tell who the strong women are. They are the ones you see building one another up instead of tearing each other down.” –Unknown 

“Women must try to do things as men have tried. When they fail, their failure must be but a challenge to others.” –Amelia Earhart