"As a woman leader, I lead with the strong belief that women bring stability and peace, at home, in their communities, and for the nation."

- Mu Sochua, Cambodia

"You have to trust your own courage, trust your own humanity and trust your own capacity to be more than you are."

- Inez McCormack, Northern Ireland

"Women in Africa are the greatest untapped resource of Africa. We are the future."

- Hafsat Abiola, Nigeria

"As we know from long and indisputable experience, investing in women has an amplifier effect on productivity and sustainable economic growth."

- UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon

"I believe gender inequity is a market failure. You have to take risks. If you don't let the unexpected to happen, you will never truly understand the miracles of life."

- Roshaneh Zafar, Pakistan

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