I really, really, really wouldn’t be here if it wasn’t for some extraordinary women, and I’m going to thank them. One of them is Queen Elizabeth II. She has been at the center of the world for the past 63 years, and I think the world could do with a few more women at the center of it, if you ask me.
I’ve been to the Globes six times. I’ve worn a dress every time. And I love dresses, I’m not trying to protest dresses,” she said. “But, I want to make sure that young girls and women know they aren’t a requirement and that you don’t have to wear one if you don’t want to. To just be yourself because your worth is more than that.
一個月前的Billboard Women in Music Awards，Madonna成為了年度傑出女性。在致詞時，她不但提到作為女性在這個歌唱行業所遭遇的不公平經歷，例如對女生定下的種種潛規則，以及自由度不比男生等，更特別呼籲女性團結的重要性。女生要真正抬起頭的目標，需要所有女性的努力，首先相信自己及對方的價值，加上團結的力量才能達到。
As women, we have to start appreciating our own worth and each other’s worth……True solidarity amongst women is a power all on its own, and no opposing force stands a chance in the face of the solidarity, but women need to feel secure and trust themselves, to believe in themselves and when we do, you will be unstoppable.