Human Rights are Women’s Rights

Marso 8 ang Pandaigdigang Araw ng Mga Kababaihan…isang Pagpupugay!

May ibinahagi na akong isang dating post at ngayon ay nais ko lamang magbahagi naman ng ilang gender/women equality “Quotes”.

“I am a feminist. I’ve been female for a long time now. I’d be stupid not to be on my own side.” – Maya Angelou

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

“When God created man and woman, he was thinking, ‘Who shall I give the power to, to give birth to the next human being?’ And God chose woman. And this is the big evidence that women are powerful.” – Malala Yousafzai

“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

“We are struggling for a uniting word, but the good news is that we have a uniting movement.” – Emma Watson


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

“Human rights are women’s rights, and women’s rights are human rights.” – Hillary Clinton

“Women’s liberation is the liberation of the feminine in the man and the masculine in the woman.” – Corita Kent

“Excellence is the best deterrent to racism or sexism.” – Oprah Winfrey

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

“I write for those women who do not speak, for those who do not have a voice because they were so terrified, because we are taught to respect fear more than ourselves. We’ve been taught that silence would save us, but it won’t.” – Audre Lorde


“One child must never be set above another, even in casual conversation, not to mention in speeches that circle the globe.” – Alice Walker

“Whatever women do, they must do twice as well as men to be thought half as good. Luckily, this is not difficult.” – Charlotte Whitton

“Women, like men, should try to do the impossible. And when they fail, their failure should be a challenge to others.” – Amelia Earhart


“I demanded more rights for women because I know what women had to put up with.” – Evita Peron

“Men, their rights, and nothing more; women, their rights, and nothing less.” – Susan B. Anthony

Sipi mula sa Bustle.com

True equality means holding everyone accountable in the same way, regardless of race, gender, faith, ethnicity – or political ideology. – Monica Crowley


Any serious shift towards more sustainable societies has to include gender equality. – Helen Clark

You just wish sometimes that people would treat you like a human being rather than seeing your gender first and who you are second. – Frances O’Grady

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