“Since [violence against women] is rooted in discrimination, impunity and complacency, we need to change attitudes and behavior - and we need to change laws and make sure they are enforced...” – Ban Ki-moon, Eighth UN Secretary-General
“In the process of co-creating a caregiver-friendly society, an innovative bottom up gender-responsive model needs to be adopted to provide practical solutions.” – Dr Vivian Lou, Director, Sau Po Centre on Ageing, The University of Hong Kong
“I argue that we deserve the choice to do whatever we want with our faces and bodies without being punished by an ideology that is using attitudes, economic pressure, and even legal judgments regarding women's appearance to undermine us psychologically and politically.” – Naomi Wolf, author
"The obligation for working mothers is a very precise one: the feeling that one ought to work as if one did not have children, while raising one’s children as if one did not have a job." – Annabel Crabb, Australian journalist