MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - MARCH 08: Thousands of demonstrators attend a Rally for International Women's Day on March 8, 2017 in Melbourne, Australia. Marchers were calling for de-conolisation of Australia, an end to racism, economic justice for all women and reproductive justice, as well as supporting the struggle for the liberation of all women around the world, inclusive of trans women and sex workers. (Photo by Daniel Pockett/Getty Images)
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Updated: March 10, 2017 10:19 AM ET | Originally published: March 8, 2017 10:36 AM EST

International Women’s Day is for sharing and celebrating stories of what it means to be one of us in this world. What better way to enrich that understanding than reading the perspectives of other women? In honor of the day, here are seven new memoirs to read by women from Beijing, Nigeria, Vietnam, Texas and elsewhere around the globe.

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