In tribute to the recent Women’s March on Washington that became a worldwide phenomenon, we are sharing some very powerful quotes about feminism that women in Singapore can draw strength from (and men can learn from as well, of course).

Eleanor Roosevelt

She was a politician, activist and former First Lady of the United States.


She is an American singer, actress and pop culture icon.

Maya Angelou

She was an American poet, memoirist, and civil rights activist.

Carrie Fisher

She was a writer, humorist and actress best known for playing Princess Leia in the Star Wars franchise.

Hillary Clinton

She is a former Senator, Secretary and First Lady of the United States.

Malala Yousafzai

She is the youngest recipient of a Nobel Prize and activist for female education in Pakistan.

Emma Watson

She is the UN Women Goodwill Ambassador and an actress best known for playing Hermione Granger in the Harry Potter franchise.

Ronda Rousey

Olympic medalist in Judo, mixed martial artist and former Bantamweight Champion in the Ultimate Fighting Championship.

Gloria Steinem

She is an American activist who was recognised as a leader for the feminist movement in the late 1960s.

Michelle Obama

She is the former First Lady of the United States and an activist for female education worldwide.

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