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5 women’s empowerment songs you need to hear

Female power has completely taken over the world and many well-known artists have joined the cause, using their voice as the best tool to fight for their rights. After International Women's Day we want to recommend these five songs for you to add to your playlist. Scroll down to discover them!

  • Millions of people in the world celebrate this important date.
  • Aretha Franklin was the first singer to create a song to fight for women's rights.
  • ‘Vogue’ named Beyonce an icon of current feminism.
Beyonce looking amazing. Source: (Getty)

1-"Girls just want a have fun"

Cyndi Lauper turned this song into one of the greatest feminist hymns. The single was released in the 80s, but despite the years we continue to listen to it today. This melody represents the liberation of women.

Some boys take a beautiful girl and hide her away from the rest of the world. I wanna be the one to walk in the Sun.

2-"Run the world"

Jay-Z's wife has tried to transmit a lot of strength to all her followers by teaching them that they are strong, brave, and fighters; but "Run the world" has definitely made it clear that girls have the power.

Some of them men think they freak this like we do, but they don't.

3-"Mother's daughter"

Hanna Montana actress has become an icon of revolution, as her great change has made her the perfect target for criticism. The artist invites us to accept ourselves as we are and to fight for our dreams.

My mama always told me that I’d make it. That I’d make it, so I made it

4-"Girl on fire"

Alicia Keys started a campaign against makeup.

Alicia Keys applauds all facets of women and in addition to having created another feminist anthem, the interpreter invites her followers to admire natural beauty without prejudice.

You can try but you'll never forget her name. She's on top of the world

5-"Therefore I am"

Billie Eilish dared to talk about the criticism she has received for her build and way of dressing, so she decided to completely ignore them and translate that feeling into her song.

I'm sorry, I don't think I caught your name. 

What would the world be without women?

Times have changed and every day we are closer to achieving that world of equality that we want so much. We cannot imagine the planet without female power and you? Leave your comments.

Sindy Macero

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