No, you can’t deny women their basic rights and pretend it’s about your “religious freedom”. If you don’t like birth control, don’t use it. Religious freedom doesn’t mean you can force others to live by your own beliefs.
– Barack Obama
I think every woman in our culture is a feminist. They may refuse to articulate it, but if you were to take any woman back 40 years and say, “Is this a world you want to live in?” They would say, “No.”
– Helen Mirren
When women say they want independence, people think this means we don’t want to obey our fathers, brothers or husbands. But it does not mean that. It means we want to make decisions for ourselves. We want to be free to go to school or to go to work.
– Malala Yousafzai