15 feminist gifts for the women in your life, in honor of International Women's Day

Monica Mabuti, CNN Underscored
Fri March 8, 2019

What better way to celebrate International Women's Day than by honoring the wonderful women in your life?

Find the perfect gift that will express your love and gratitude for them with these gift ideas— which range from fun feminist puzzles and candles, to women empowerment mantras you can wear, to beauty products that give back to women's causes.

Go ahead and surprise your ladies with the gifts that they deserve—after all, women are meant to be celebrated not just today but every day.

Gifts that empower

Nevertheless She Persisted Puzzle ($18.00; uncommongoods.com)

Becoming by Michelle Obama ($19.50; amazon.com)

Strong Female Lead Tee ($38; bando.com)

Girl Boss Nameplate ($28; shopbop.com)

Women Are Some Kind of Magic Wall Calendar ($14.99; urbanoutfitters.com)

GRL PWR PopSocket ($10; popsocket.com)

I Can and I Will Mug ($5.99; target.com)

In the Company of Women: Inspiration and Advice from over 100 Makers, Artists, and Entrepreneurs ($22.34; amazon.com)

And one day she discovered that she was fierce Poster ($19.00; society6.com)

Gifts that give back

International Women's Day Canvas Tote ($42; bananarepublic.gap.com)

$5 from each sale goes to CARE in support of P.A.C.E. (Personal Advancement & Career Enhancement), which educates and empowers women in the communities where Banana Republic's products are made.

Lotus Blossom Charm Bangle ($28; alexandani.com)

20% of this product's proceeds goes to Women & Infants Hospital.

Sephora Stands Fearless Rouge Cream Lipstick ($13; sephora.com)

$10 from each purchase goes to Sephora Stands, a program dedicated to empowering women.

Badass Babes Candles ($14, originally $28; wildfang.com)

1% of every sale goes to Black Girls Code.

The Rice Polish Classic Foaming Enzyme Powder ($65; tatcha.com)

A portion of Tatcha's proceeds goes to Room to Read's Girls' Education program.

L'Occitane Shea Orange Blossom Fragrance Solidarity Balm ($6; loccitane.com)

100% of profits will go to women's leadership in Burkina Faso.

Note: The prices above reflect the retailer's listed price at the time of publication.