The 8th of March, International Women’s Day, is a commemorative date to remember those who fought to open a path to social, labor and opportunity equality and who do not stop raising their voices against violence, injustice and machismo. Although great progress has been made in recent decades, on this day there are many who decide to send a message of congratulations or wishing a happy day via WhatsApp, Facebook, Instagram or text message. So that your writing has a real meaning, here are some phrases that you can share with your mother, sister, wife, best friend or partner to continue traveling this long road hand in hand.
Motivational phrases of great women
It is not necessary to say “Happy Women’s Day” this March 8. There are many alternatives you can use like these:
- “A woman should be two things: whoever she wants and what she wants” (Coco Chanel)
- “I do not want women to have power over men, but over themselves” (Mary Wollstonecraft)
- “For a world where we are socially equal, humanly different and totally free” (Rosa Luxemburg).
- “Women will not be equal outside the home as long as men are not equal inside it” (Gloria Steinem)
- “To free herself, women must feel free, not to compete with men, but free in their abilities and personality” (Indira Gandhi).
- “The bravest act is to think for yourself, out loud” (Coco Chanel).
- “Fall in love with yourself, with life. And after whoever you want” (Frida Khalo).
- “The best protection any woman can have is courage” (Elizabeth Cady Stanton).
- “I will not be a free woman as long as there are subjugated women” (Audre Lorde).
Other phrases to send for Women’s Day
- “When life gets tough, remember that you are the strongest person in the world.”
- “Behind a powerful woman, she finds herself fighting on a daily basis.”
- “Behind every great woman, there is a story that made her a warrior.”
- “Fight for a world where we are socially equal, humanly different and totally free.”
This special date was formalized by the United Nations in 1975 to highlight the struggle of women for equality, recognition and effective exercise of their rights. On this day, various activities such as marches and demonstrations are carried out to make visible the difficult situation that women face in the face of the growing wave of femicides and gender violence.
This date, in the words of the HIM-HER-IT“refers to ordinary women as the architect of history and has its roots in the centuries-old struggle of women to participate in society on an equal footing with men”, something that little by little has been developing in society from all countries.
Despite having become a global day for equality, many people still wonder what is its origin? The answer lies in the protests that led to an entire revolution that occurred in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.