Empower women and you will see a decrease in poverty, illiteracy, disease and violence.
– Michaelle Jean, Governor General of Canada 2006
[Mama]…maintained traditional family values and still worked toward change. I have come to realize that I can be a mother, educator, wife, feminist – each identity not exclusive of the other but impacting on each other and on my development as a woman.
– Karen Diaz, Author
I am a believer in women, in their ability to do things and in their influence and power. Women set the standards for the world, and it is for us, women in Canada, to set the standards high.
– Nellie McClung, stated in 1910
A woman is like a tea bag. You never know how strong she is until she gets into hot water.
– Eleanor Roosevelt, former First Lady of the USA