International Women's Day: Quotes from Around the World

Today is International Women's Day! Each year, International Women's Day has a theme. This year, it's "Make It Happen," which aims to encourage action and advancement of women across the world.

So many women across generations have made it happen. If girls and women see other girls and women achieving their goals, then they are more likely to try to make it happen themselves.

Here are quotes by some amazing women from around the world who make it happen:
"Everybody wants to give advice about how to make stuff. Don't listen to advice. Try to make music and be free."
-Ana Tijoux, French-Chilean rapper

"Women have a lot of power and a woman is somebody who can lead."
-Agnes Pareyio, Maasai activist and founder of the Tasaru Ntomonok Initiative

"Together we can face any challenges as deep as the ocean and as high as the sky." 
-Sonia Gandhi, President of the Indian National Congress

"Reading, sharing, and thinking can help us to find out who we are and what we want from our life time."
-Xue Xinran, British-Chinese journalist, author, and women's rights advocate


"When the whole world is silent, one voice becomes powerful."
-Malala Yousafzai, Pakistani activist for girls' education

Who is inspiring you today?