Women have beer fighting for their rights to be equal to men for decades, and the fight is far from over.
There have been many changes and improvements over the years, steps taken to ensure that women are not being treated as properties or second-rate citizens.
Even so, in some countries a women can still be severely punished for wearing revealing clothes or be with a man before getting married. Pursuing a career is out of the question.
Still, there are plenty of women throughout history that can serve as role models for every one member of the female population.
And as strange as it may seem, some of the greatest influences don’t come from the fields of science and politics, but from the media. Especially the movies.
If you think that there are plenty of strong women characters on the movie screens today, you should take a look at those who started the ball rolling and made way for this to happen.
Here are some of the most empowering quotes from strong, sassy and independent women portrayed in the movies from the Golden Age Of Hollywood.
There should be more women like these, not only in movies, but in every aspect of life.