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These Activists Will Make You Feel Inspired AF This International Women’s Day

I want to hang with all of them, please.

by Rhyma Castillo and Lilli Petersen
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March 8 is International Women’s Day — an occasion to celebrate women fighting for a more equitable world by combatting climate change, championing education access, advocating for girls’ health, and more. So, here are eight activists for girls to follow today and feel inspired AF.

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Marley Dias, 16

Dias is the founder of #1000BlackGirlBooks and the 2021 ambassador of National Educational Association (NEA) Read Across America in the United States. You can find her on Instagram at @iammarleydias.