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In Focus: 10 Iconic Female Characters Who Taught Us What Being Empowered Means

In Focus: 10 Iconic Female Characters Who Taught Us What Being Empowered Means

 

Today, when we're dealing with our issues, exploring our emotions through films can tap into our need for acceptance and understanding about the situation. Even if it's fiction, the things we see on-screen can feel like a push in the right direction, especially when we want to be empowered by someone. When we're looking for something to inspire us to speak up and fight for ourselves, that's when a strong female character comes in. 

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For better or worse, having a strong, independent, and confident female characters is necessary for us to watch because they're the ones who help us navigate the value of being our hero, particularly at a young age. For the past two years, we've had strong female characters both in television shows and movies that show just how unstoppable women are. Check out our gallery above to see the iconic local female characters that you certainly wouldn't want to mess with!

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