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Being a woman is one of the toughest jobs on Earth and our very being is often used as a tool to oppress us. We have come a long way but there is still such a long way to go to ensure that women everywhere are treated fairly and protected from dangers exclusive to their gender.

Barbie Role Models: Hélène Darroze, Nicola Adams, Chloe Kim, Frida Kahlo, Ibtihaj Muhammad, Katherine Johnson, Gabby Douglas
From left to right: Hélène Darroze, chef; Nicola Adams, Olympic boxer; Chloe Kim, Olympic snowboarder; Frida Kahlo, artist; Ibtihaj Muhammad, Olympic sabre fencer; Katherine Johnson, NASA mathematician; Gabby Douglas, Olympic gymnast.

I saw this picture on the official Barbie Instagram page and I immediately felt pride. As women, we are capable of doing whatever we set our minds to and although we unfairly face more obstacles than our male counterparts, we must keep going so that one day our excellence will not be so heavily sabotaged. In the words of the great Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, "We should all be feminists."

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