“It’s the fire in my eyes, And the flash of my teeth, The swing in my waist, And the joy in my feet. I’m a woman Phenomenally.” – Maya Angelou
“I measure the progress of a community by the degree of progress which women have achieved.” – B.R. Ambedkar
“Of course I am not worried about intimidating men. The type of man who will be intimidated by me is exactly the type of man I have no interest in.” – Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
Published in English daily The Star, Malaysia, 14 March 2015
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