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‘Why do we undervalue fathers and overburden mothers?’ asks Anne Hathaway

In her powerful speech, Anne Hathaway acknowledged and expressed her debt to all the other women who paved the way so that others could shine. 

‘None of this is rhetoric, and none of it is hysteria’: Leonardo DiCaprio on climate change

Leonardo DiCaprio, who has been appointed as the United Nations Messenger of Peace, has always been vocal emphasising the threat climate change poses.

There is so much to learn from a bad meal: Gordon Ramsay

In this video, celebrated chef Gordon Ramsay outlined the 10 rules that he follows for success.

Men, gender equality is your issue too: Emma Watson

One of Emma Watson's most enduring speeches was at United Nations Headquarters, New York, on 20 September 2014. She was speaking for the HeForShe campaign.

Age is a staircase, leading to possibilities: Jane Fonda

Jane Fonda begins her speech by saying how we are living 30-35 years longer than those before us and yet "our culture has not come to terms with what this means".

‘One must believe in equality and work at it’: Meghan Markle on women empowerment

At the UN Women conference in 2015, Meghan Markle had narrated a childhood incident, the impact it created and how no effort should be considered too small. 

‘Success is a wonderful thing…but we do not acquire anything from it’: Shah Rukh Khan on the need to fail

Shah Rukh Khan has had a phenomenal journey and his rise from nowhere to dizzying success has encouraged and influenced people over the years

Women are not objects that entertain; we are voices: Lady Gaga

Lady Gaga gave a rousing speech when she was honoured at ELLE’s Women in Hollywood. She had stepped out wearing an oversized male blazer and in the course of her speech, explained her choice.

It is the best of times and worst of times for women: Margaret Atwood

In the course of the speech, Atwood talks about her famous dystopian novel, The Handmaid's Tale, and laments how she was drawing from the past and was not predicting the future.

‘Happiness is a sense of well-being, even when you are sad’

"Well-being is a deep sense of serenity and fulfillment. A state that actually pervades and underlies all emotional states, and all the joys and sorrows that can come one's way," says Buddhist monk Matthieu Ricard, known as "the happiest man in the world".

Life is on an incline, you either go up or come down: Kiran Bedi

Bedi managed one of India's toughest prisons and used a new focus on prevention and education to turn it into a centre of learning and meditation.

Image is powerful but also superficial: Cameron Russell

She urges the audience to not judge her by her looks because of whatever she is in show biz. She calls it the perception of 'beauty'.