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  • 1: Emma Watson. The actrice is active in the gender equality movement.

  • And went to school to put her intelligence to the challenge as well, you go girl!

  • 2: Meghan Trainor. The 'All About That Bass' singer taught us that it's totally okay to be curvy!

  • d her heart and our eyes by letting homeless guy Jesse give the speech for her MTV V3: Miley Cyrus. Miley openeMA Award in 2014.

  • It was emotional...

  • And created awareness, right into our soul.

  • 4: Taylor Swift. The 'Shake It Off' singer does SO much for her fans, we simply don't understand where she finds the time.

  • 5 & 6: Rihanna & Katy Perry. Because they are fabulous and a suprising duo of BFFs who support each other in a hard-*ss industry.

  • 7: Demi Lovato. For opening up about her struggles and showing us that you can overcome anything

  • 8: Lady Gaga. Mother of Monsters and an icon for gays, lesbians, bi-sexuals and transsexuals.

  • 9: Jennifer Lawrence. For being awkward and awesome at the same time. The message: be yourself, no matter what!

  • 10: Beyoncé. We don't need to give you the reason right? DUH!

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    All the women who are independent, throw your hands up at me...!

    It’s International Women’s Day today, time for celebration! And what’s a better way to do it, then to list MTV’s favourite independent women. You might as well want to watch the Q&A with Emma Watson on Facebook, but we’ll get to that in a sec.

    From Miley Cyrus creating awareness about homeless youth, to Lady Gaga's promotion for LGTB rights, to Meghan Trainors influence on a positive body image: these 10 independent women have all influenced our personal lives, or even the world (we’re looking at you Queen Bey). Check out our overview and let us know on Twitter if you agree!

    And what was that thing about Emma Watson we mentioned earlier on? The feminist at heart is hosting a conversation about gender equality today, with her solidarity movement He For She. Check the Facebook video below, where Emma announces the event and also make sure to live-stream it on Facebook!

    Sunday, 08. March 2015