12 Inspiring Quotes from Women’s Marches Around the World

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Going to a march is always a good way to remind yourself that you are not alone. To be surrounded by other people who see the inequities you see and are as angry and determined to fight as you are is heartening and powerful. For the millions of women who came out for Women’s Marches around the world on Saturday, there was no better occasion to bask in feminist glory.

These 12 quotes from Women’s March speeches around the world serve as reminders that we are not alone—and we share a powerful vision for a more equitable and just world.

Which quote from your local Women’s March lifted your spirits or inspired you to take action? Tell us in the comments!


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Carmen Rios is the Managing Digital Editor at Ms. and has spent over a decade raising hell in feminist media. Her work has been published by outlets like the Atlantic's CityLab, BuzzFeed, ElixHER, Feministing, Girlboss, Mic, MEL and Everyday Feminism; and she also spent six years writing and editing for Autostraddle, was a founding blogger and activist with the SPARK Movement and was the inaugural managing editor of THE LINE Campaign blog. Carmen is additionally a co-founder of Webby-nominated Argot Magazine.
Lauren Young is a Ms. contributor. She has a Master’s Degree in European and Russian Studies from Yale University and a Bachelor’s Degree in Government and Russian Civilization from Smith College. Follow her on @thatlaurenyoung.
Meliss Arteaga studied at California State University Northridge and has a Bachelor’s Degree in journalism and minor in gender and women studies.