Strength comes from within.
Feminism is at a most crucial position in today's world. With so many political issues, women's rights is just one of many topics that cannot be lost in the shuffle. One person determined not to let this happen is First Lady Michelle Obama.
The #FLOTUS has been the face of women's rights all over the world so that girls and women everywhere have someone to look up to.
Let Girls Learn is an organization created by the First Lady for young girls around the world. Her mission is to bring opportunity to these girls to have a brighter future through quality education, since so many countries have refused education to girls, making it impossible for them to grow.
She has also spoken on many occasions about the oppression of women, especially in the same areas where education is limited or nonexistent for girls. She stands for all of the women who have been diminished in their culture and have been forced to limit themselves.
Not only does she advocate women's rights, she also includes transgender rights, giving women like actress Laverne Cox the opportunity to speak on transgender women's behalf.
All of these women, and more, who support Michelle Obama's efforts have done great things for this country in addition to standing up for women's rights. We can all take a page from their books and do what we can to support.
The First Lady hopes to abolish gender discrimination and give women everywhere a better chance to be great — which we think is PRETTY badass.
These quotes from Michelle Obama herself show us how strong women really are, even in the face of discrimination and restrictions, what we have to learn, and what we need to continue fighting for.
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"One of the lessons that I grew up with was to always stay true to yourself and never let what somebody says distract you from your goals."
"Being a healthy woman isn't about getting on a scale or measuring your waistline. We need to start focusing on what matters - on how we FEEL, and how we feel about ourselves."
"Women in particular need to keep an eye on their physical and mental health, because if we're scurrying to and from appointments and errands, we don't have a lot of time to take care of ourselves. We need to do a better job of putting ourselves higher on our own "to do" list."
"I am an example of what is possible when girls from the very beginning of their lives are loved and nurtured by people around them. I was surrounded by extraordinary women in my life who taught me about quiet strength and dignity."
"No matter who you are, no matter where you come from, YOU are beautiful."
"No country can ever truly flourish if it stifles the potential of its women and deprives itself of the contributions of half of its citizens."
"There is no limit to what we as women can accomplish."