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International Women’s Day Quotes

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International Women’s Day 2024: A Day to Celebrate Women’s Achievements & Advocate for Gender Equality

International Women’s Day, celebrated on March 8 each year, commemorates the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women and calls for gender equality and the empowerment of women and girls around the world.

Established in 1909, International Women’s Day has been officially recognized by the United Nations since 1975 and is celebrated by countries around the world.

This important day celebrates and pays tribute to the women who have paved the way for future generations and acknowledges the ongoing work needed in order to achieve gender equality.

Twelve Quotes for International Women’s Day

Inspirational quotes on International Women’s Day can serve as a source of motivation and encouragement for individuals and communities working toward a more equal world.

Ten notable empowering women quotes include:

  1. “If you truly pour your heart into what you believe in, even if it makes you vulnerable, amazing things can and will happen.” —Emma Watson
  2. “Do not live someone else’s life and someone else’s idea of what womanhood is. Womanhood is you. Womanhood is everything inside of you.” —Viola Davis
  3. “You manage things. You lead people.” —Rear Admiral Grace Hopper
  4. “The best thing to give to your enemy is forgiveness; to an opponent, tolerance; to a friend, your heart; to your child, a good example; to a father, deference; to your mother, conduct that will make her proud of you; to yourself, respect; to all men, charity.” —Susan B. Anthony
  5. “A woman with a voice is, by definition, a strong woman.” ―Melinda Gates
  6. “I raise up my voice, not so I can shout, but so that those without a voice can be heard.” —Malala Yousafzai
  7. “The measure of a life, after all, is not its duration, but its donation.” —Corrie ten Boom
  8. “I have learned over the years that when one’s mind is made up, this diminishes fear.” —Rosa Parks
  9. “I often say to people who tell me that they would like to serve the poor as I do, ‘What I can do, you cannot. What you can do, I cannot. But together we can do something beautiful for God.’” —Mother Teresa
  10. “The best way to make a difference in the world is to start by making a difference in your own life.” —Julia Louis-Dreyfus
  11. “We should all do something to right the wrongs that we see and not just complain about them.” —Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis
  12. “I’d rather regret the risks that didn’t work out than the chances I didn’t take at all.” —Simone Biles

Convoy of Hope’s International Women’s Day Celebration

Convoy:Womendedicated to empowering women and communities in need — will observe International Women’s Day 2024 by hosting a celebration aimed at providing education and resources to women in underserved communities. Jenna Bush Hager is this year’s special guest. The co-host of TODAY with Hoda and Jenna, she is a New York Times bestselling author and chairs UNICEF’s Next Generation initiative dedicated to reducing childhood deaths worldwide.

Convoy’s Women’s Empowerment program focuses on job training and economic empowerment, providing access to health services, and supporting women in leadership roles.

International Women's Day Quotes

Learn about Convoy of Hope’s Women’s Empowerment initiative and how you can empower women and girls around the world.

Each attendee will receive a special gift from Convoy:Women. You will also have the opportunity to participate in the fun opportunities listed below.

  • Packing care kits for women
  • Photo booth
  • Door prizes
  • Convoy:Women Store
International Women's Day Quotes

International Women’s Day 2024 is an opportunity to celebrate the achievements of women and girls, raise awareness about the ongoing challenges they face, and call for action to promote gender equality. By working together, we can create a world where women have equal opportunities and are empowered to reach their full potential.


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