Gender parity continues to be an ongoing problem even today. But these women know how to inspire and keep their head held high. More power to you all. Thank you ladies! Keep inspiring.

Payal Jangid

Payal Jangid is the first Indian to receive the Goalkeepers Global Goals Changemaker Award from Gates Foundation in 2019. She is now campaigning against child marriage and labour. She was forced to get married at a young age.

“I want every kid in the world without education to be helped and given a chance to progress in society,”

Payal Jangid

Mary Grace Henry

She asked for a sewing machine for her birthday and taught herself how to make reversible headbands to sell at school. Since then she has made thousands of hair accessories and has sent 66 girls in Kenya, Uganda, Paraguay and Haiti to school with her programme, Reverse The Course.

Amika George

She started the #FreePeriods campaign, which calls on the government to give free menstrual products to children from low-income families. In the wake of this pressure, the UK government announced in March 2019 it would be funding free sanitary products in all English schools and colleges.

Xiuhtezcatl Martinez

She is an American environmental activist and hip hop artist. Martinez is the youth director of Earth Guardians, a worldwide conservation organization.

Take a look at her first speech.

Marley Dias

11-year-old Marley Dias was frustrated by not seeing other Black girls as the main characters in the books in her school library, she decided to take action and make a change. The wildly successful social media project, #1000blackgirlbooks, was launched nearly a year ago with the help of her mother.

She already knows that racism and other built-in barriers are “keeping kids like me from reaching our full potential.” tackling racism, she says, begins with a conversation.

Malala Yousafzai

Malala Yousafzai, the Pakistani student who was shot in the head by the Taliban after speaking out for education rights for girls. Since recovering, Yousafzai became a prominent education activist. Based out of Birmingham, she founded the Malala Fund, a non-profit and in 2013 co-authored I am Malala, an international bestseller. She is the first Pakistani, and youngest ever recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize.

Greta Thunberg

Her environmental activism inspired the world’s largest climate strike, which saw millions of people from around the world take to the streets in September 2019. Thunberg’s “Fridays For Future” campaign has made waves around the globe. Greta Thunberg furiously attacked world leaders at the United Nations on Monday for not doing more to tackle climate change, berating the assembled delegates and asking: “How dare you?”

Yara Shahidi

Shahidi is an activist for feminism, STEM awareness, and self-empowerment. She partnered with Always on the #LikeAGirl campaign. She shared what the campaign meant to her personally with CBS. Oprah wants her as future US president, was supported by a recommendation from Former First Lady, Michelle Obama, acknowledging Yara’s efforts to effect social change.

Bana Alabed

“I must say to the leaders of the world: They are not helping enough to
stop the war in Syria and to help the children. Many children are dying.”

Bana Alabed

She became well known for documenting her experience of the siege of Aleppo in Syria through Twitter.

Licypriya Kangujam

Licypriya Kangujam, the youngest “climate activist”, began raising her voice about the need for immediate action to combat climate change and disaster risks reduction.

“I see people suffering and dying because of earthquake, flood, landslide, etc. My heart feels sorrow for people who cannot help themselves when disaster strikes. I cry when I see children losing their parents. My country has met disasters like earthquake, flood, landslide, etc. These are all the impact of climate change,”

Licypriya Kangujam

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