Category Archives: Great Speeches

We Should All Be Feminists

We Should All Be Feminists

We Should All Be Feminists // Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

TedxEuston // 2013

The writer, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie has become of the fresh new voices breathing life into the feminist agenda. I first discovered her as a novelist, writing compelling and utterly gripping books using the Nigerian middle classes as her inspiration. However, with the TEDx talk, We Should All Be Feminists, she achieved a global reach that few writers could aspire to. I loved this speech because it spoke volumes to me, as a man. It allowed me a space to be a feminist without being ostracized for my own gender. It promotes an ideal social environment in which girls and boys are re-educated, allowed to be brought up without the restrictions of either gender stereotype.

See Also: Why I Agree with Adichie

Speech to the Fourth Women’s Conference, Beijing, 1995 – Hillary Clinton

Speech to the Fourth Women’s Conference, Beijing, 1995 – Hillary Clinton

“Tragically, women are most often the ones whose human rights are violated. Even now, in the late 20th century, the rape of women continues to be used as an instrument of armed conflict. Women and children make up a large majority of the world’s refugees. And when women are excluded from the political process, they… Continue Reading