Editor’s note: International Women’s Day 2019

Who runs the world? Girls, that’s who! From the new wave of badass young women in Congress making their mark on the world and standing up for what they believe in to the female-centered movies and TV shows and female superheroes that inspire us all to kick some butt and achieve our dreams, it’s clear that Beyoncé was right. In honor of International Women’s Day, let’s celebrate all of the strong, powerful and beautiful women out in the world and in our very own lives — and not just today, but everyday too. Here’s to the women of the past, the present and the future, and all of the women breaking barriers and paving ways for the next generation of confident, independent women. May we know them, may we support them, may we be them.

Peace, love, Clog.


5 badass and influential women to inspire you to seize the day

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To the women I never thanked who helped get me here

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Who run the world? Girls! — Throwback jams to empower you on International Women’s Day

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Strong female-led shows to watch this International Women’s Day

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Quiz: Which fictional female warrior are you?

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Herstory: Women from the past whose impressions still last

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It’s so fetch! Celebrating iconic films with majority female casts

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Female environmentalists paving the way for a better, greener world

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The Clog’s power ranking of female superheroes

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