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International Women's Day 2014: What kind of world do YOU want to build?

updated 12:44 PM EST, Fri March 7, 2014
To celebrate International Women's Day on March 8, CNN asked you to finish this sentence: "Build a world where I can..." This is what you said. To celebrate International Women's Day on March 8, CNN asked you to finish this sentence: "Build a world where I can..." This is what you said.
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A world of hope
Fight discrimination
Change perceptions, shape minds
Education for all
Protect women
Female empowerment
Women run startups
Gender parity
Sisterhood
Equal opportunity
Reframe the conversation
More than an object
Equal pay for equal work
Stop cyberbullies
End the silence
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STORY HIGHLIGHTS
  • For International Women's Day, CNN asked you to finish the sentence: "Build a world where..."
  • Much progress has been made on the path to gender equality, but what more can be done?
  • CNN iReporters from all over shared their hopes for a better world for women
  • Join our TweetChat on Friday March 7 at 5pm ET/10pm GMT

Editor's note: Leading Women connects you to extraordinary women of our time. Each month, we meet two women at the top of their field, exploring their careers, lives and ideas. CNN will be hosting a TweetChat on Friday 7 March at 5pm ET/10pm GMT.

(CNN) -- To celebrate International Women's Day on March 8, CNN asked you how we can come together to build a more equal world for all.

From women looking to boost female entrepreneurship to fathers seeking equal rights and fair access to education for their daughters, we heard from men and women based all over the world sharing images of their hopes for a better future for women.

To continue the conversation, CNN will also be hosting a TweetChat with Anne-Marie Slaughter, President of the New America Foundation, Noble Peace prize Laureate Tawakkol Karman and Laura Bates, Founder of The Everyday Sexism Project on Friday 7 March at 5pm ET/10pm GMT.

Though much progress has been made on the path to gender equality, more can still be done. So now, we're asking you: "What kind of world do YOU want to build?" Tell us what you are doing and join the conversation by using #CNNwomen.

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