Ted X | London Women πŸŽ™πŸ“

 

Women the world over are no longer accepting the status quo. They’re rising up, breaking out and pushing boundaries. Whatever their focus and talent – business, technology, art, science, politics – these pioneers and their allies are joining forces in an explosion of discovery and ingenuity to drive real, meaningful change

 
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β€œI am often accused of glorifying obesity and I always have to say the same thing: Yup. You made me feel like I’m worthless my whole life - I have to glorify obesity just to feel neutral about myself.” Sofie Hagen

 
 
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β€œIt’s not enough to tell a girl β€˜be more confident’. You actually have to give her the tools to see that the inadequacies that she’s feeling aren’t anything to do with her.” - Dr Jessica Wade

β€œThere are lots of ways we can make life better for trans people. We can be better listeners, we can be more inclusive at events and in our workplaces, and we can call out transphobia when we witness it.

But as feminists, there’s something even more powerful we can do and it starts with reconstructing our way of thinking. Not by asking are trans women real women, or are trans men real men, but by asking, is feminism really feminism if it oppresses people?”- Amelia Abraham

 
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β€œAs we stand here today, on the Southbank - and on our periods - it's important to remember that it's not about our bodies, it's about our minds being in sync” - Adam & Apple

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