"I am playing soccer, a male dominated sport. If I can be good so can you! My message to girls out there, Speak Up, Speak Out and be Heard."
"Well, let me enlighten you today, that Violence is not just restrricted to physical form. Girls and women face the same type of violence in the virtual world."
"A lot of men think that a female's place is in the kitchen, cooking and looking after the children; but I say, we are EQUAL."
"I was bullied because of the ethnic group I cam from, but that did not make me feel ashamed of my culture and of who I am."
"To all young girls, who have been through and who are going through difficulties and hardships; I want you to remember that there is always someone who cares about you and for you to be strong and vocal or if you think that all hope is lost, you are wrong."
"Girls can do anything, I can do anything, I can be anything I want,"- Makelesi Mata
"Girls have a voice. Girl's rights are human rights."
"Be Strong, Be Confident and never look back, no matter what."- Roume
"Even though, I was scared but still I stood up to him and told him "Stop bullying my sister"; and he never bullied my sister again.
"Some people think that they're strong because they are big and tall, but strength is not about size."
"My topic is about bullying, because I used to bully one of my friends in school"
"I on the other hand, stood up and told them to stop bullying us, but they didn't listen."
"Why I chose this topic (bullying) is because I have been bullied by my friend, and it hurt my feelings. So I thought of telling my teacher."
"The GIRLS program has allowed me to learn more about what I can do. This learning has allowed me to share my ideas as my voice matters."
"My parents used to say that I was a peaceful and quiet girl; but ever since I was bullied, I've become more rebellious to my parents and in school."
"Then one day, I said 'That is it!'. I've had enough of this, I'm gonna tell them to stop it (bullying)."