Who run the world? Girls! Women’s History Month is upon us, with International Women’s Day celebrated on March 8th every year. This event is recognized worldwide and celebrates women’s achievements from political to social gender equality. Its aim is to achieve full gender equality since there is still an equality gap globally between men and women.
The theme for International Women’s Day 2020 is#EachforEqual, which focuses on the fact that individually, we’re all responsible for our thoughts and actions, each day. We can choose to challenge stereotypes, fight bias, broaden perceptions, improve situations, and celebrate women’s achievements.¹
And on that note, there are many famous women throughout history who have been fiercely intelligent, inspiring, and pioneers in women’s rights and gender equality. Here are just a few women throughout history who inspire us: