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7 Inspirational Quotes from Great Female African Leaders

Seven great women across the African continent have inspired change through activism, writing, and advocacy for sustainable development in the region.

7 Inspirational Quotes from Great Female African Leaders
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“If you followed the media you’d think that everybody in Africa was starving to death, and that’s not the case; so it’s important to engage with the other Africa.” “It is no country’s destiny to be poor.” “If someone hasn’t felt how it feels to eat last, to work more and to earn less, how do you expect them to support you?”
“It’s the little things citizens do. That’s what will make the difference.”“The one thing I have never been afraid of is standing before important people and speaking my mind. I represent women who may never have the opportunity to go to the UN or meet with a president. I’m never afraid to speak truth to power.” “Solidarity between women can be a powerful force of change, and can influence future development in ways favourable not only to women but also to men.” “We Africans have to be able to deal with our problems. Help from outside is alright, but we have to learn to be responsible for our own attitudes.”

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