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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