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 a self-proclaimed feminist superstar and the former digital editor at Ms. Her writing on queerness, gender, race and class has been published in print and online by outlets including BuzzFeed, Bitch, Bust, CityLab, DAME, ElixHER, Feministing, Feminist Formations, GirlBoss, GrokNation, MEL, Mic, the National Women’s History Museum, SIGNS and the Women’s Media Center; and she is a co-founder of Webby-nominated Argot Magazine. @carmenriosss|carmenfuckingrios.com
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.