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11 Inspirational Stories Of Women Who've Fought For Gender Equality

Despite being bullied in school for her sexuality, Tamilian actress, writer and filmmaker Kalki Subramaniam went on to earn two master's degrees. By using social media, she has given her community a global voice, and established herself as a successful activist, encouraging several transgender students to stay in school and find employment.

Her efforts along with these 10 other stories mark spectacular breakthroughs in gender equality across the world using Facebook as an effective forum to be heard. With March 8th celebrated as International Women's Day, Facebook stories decided to highlight the impact these women have made, in their communities and internationally.

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11 Women Who Made A Difference Using Social Media