Malala Yousafzai, champion of education for girls and nominee for the Nobel Peace Prize. "No vull ser la noia a qui van disparar, sinó la que lluita pel dret a l'educació universal" "no espereu que ningú més ho faci, feu-ho per vosaltres mateixos". "Cal que estem units. Si estic sola no puc fer res, però si esteu amb mi, ho podem aconseguir tot".
Emma Watson speaks to the U.N. about equality for women: "Fighting for women's rights has too often become synonymous with man-hating...This has to stop. For the record, feminism by definition is: 'The belief that men and women should have equal rights and opportunities.'" Follow this link to find a short video primer explaining the three waves of feminism: http://www.thesociologicalcinema.com/1/post/2013/08/feminist-adventure-time-a-primer-on-the-three-waves.html
Jane Galvin-Lewis has worked for the Girl Scouts of America, The National Council of Negro Women, and The Women’s Action Alliance. She's formed her own training company which designed some of the first non-sexist, multicultural toys and puzzles with accompanying curricula. Together with Margaret Sloan Hunter, she formed the nucleus of the National Black Feminist Organization.
Please please please read this! Over fifty percent of the girls in my class don't support feminism, which shocked me. If you think that everyone deserves to be treated equally regardless of gender then you are a feminist whether you believe it or not.