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International Day for Elimination of Violence against Women

by Hatice Degirmenci on

WHO Member States endorsed a global plan of action to strengthen the role of health systems in addressing violence against women and girls and against children.

Here are the most inspirational quotes on empowerment for women!

salma hayek every woman violence

“Every woman who thinks she is the only victim of violence has to know that there are many more.
— Salma Hayek”

violence against women nicolekidman
“Violence against women is an appalling human rights violation. But it is not inevitable. We can put a stop to this.” – Nicole Kidman
tough ambitious woman madonna
“I’m tough, ambitious and I know exactly what I want. If that makes me a bitch, OKAY” – Madonna
eliminate violence charlotte bunch
“Sexual, racial, gender violence and other forms of discrimination and violence in a culture cannot be eliminated without changing culture.”
– Charlotte Bunch
helen keller optimism
“Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement.” – Helen Keller
charlize theron united people
“I think we’re at a time where people just want to join together and cause change. People don’t want to live like this any more.” – UN Messenger of Peace Charlize Theron
malala yusufzei voice of women
“I raise up my voice, not so that I can shout but so that ones without a voice can be heard.” -Malala Yusufzei
yes women can
“I hope the fathers and mothers of little girls will look at them and say ‘yes, women can.” – Dilma Rousseff
i have a voice
“It took me quite a long time to develop a voice, and now that I have it, I am not going to be silent.” – Madeleine Albright
mother theresa spread happiness
“Spread love everywhere you go. Let no one ever come to you without leaving happier.” – Mother Teresa
unite against violence bankimoon
“We must unite. Violence against women cannot be tolerated, in any form, in any context, in any circumstance, by any political leader or by any government.” – Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon
strong women quote jennie finch
“I may be wearing makeup, but I can throw a fastball by you at the same time.” – Jennie Finch
janis joplin women quote
“Don’t compromise yourself. You are all you’ve got. There is no yesterday, no tomorrow, it’s all the same day.” –Janis Joplin
margaret thatcher women in politics
“In politics, if you want anything said, ask a man; if you want anything done, ask a woman.” — Margaret Thatcher
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Written by: Hatice Degirmenci