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Amal Clooney wants women to stand up for each other

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Amal Clooney's women's rights speech is as empowering as you thought it would be

Amal Clooney left countless people inspired after her speech at the Texas Conference for Women in Austin on Tuesday.

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Clooney, who is an international human rights lawyer, addressed the struggles that women face in a powerful and eloquent speech. She told the crowd of her role model, her mother, who she described as "a working woman and someone who is independent and cared about her career and cared about being independent but also had balance," adding that, “She never lost her femininity and she believed the balance was important and that is something that stuck with me."

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But the final thoughts she left the crowd with are perhaps the most moving, as she reminded women of the importance of being a united force. She said. "As women, there is a bond that we all share. It's a bond of shared experience. Experiences that only women go through and struggles that only women face. The worst thing that we can do as women is not stand up for each other. And this is something that we can practice every day, no matter where we are or what we do. Because if we are united, there is no limit to what we can do."

Clooney's comments about women's rights have been applauded, and many people took to social media to react.

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We couldn't agree more, and as much as we love George Clooney, it's his wife who has just proven why she's a force to be reckoned with and a true inspiration!

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