The celebration of womanhood is not restricted to women’s day. Neither are the multitudes of female leaders who have and continue to help us see a brighter, more hopeful horizon through their continued acts and words of resilience and grit. The world has been audience to the struggle of women through the generations but it is only with shared, collective experience and empathy that we find the strength in us, every woman and person who identifies as one.
So, this International Women’s Day and its theme that says Each for Equal, let’s look back at all the celebrity feminists who have put their money where their mouth is, and seized every opportunity to voice their opinions without filters of gender expectations; they’ve carved the way to success with their own hands, and made sure that they take the fellow ladies along on that journey.
As Riri said, “If there’s anything I’ve learned, it’s that we can fix this world together. We can’t do it divided.”
Here’s looking at you, ladies.