There’s a famous Chinese proverb, a quote by Mao Zedong, that says, “Women hold up half the sky”. This is just one of many well-known quotes by world leaders that speak of women’s empowerment and women’s rights. Litterateurs, artists, educationists and other thought leaders have given their voice to issues like emancipation, equality and the power of womanhood.
Inevitably, these voices have been echoed in fictional writing too. From fairy tales to fables, novels to popular TV series, strong women have been created as symbols of empowerment, some of whom are quoted in this infographic.
Infographic by – PlaygroundEquipment