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Aisi Dhaakad Hai! 30 Women Empowerment Songs To Celebrate Your Inner Goddess

KanupriyaKanupriya  |  Dec 21, 2021
Aisi Dhaakad Hai! 30 Women Empowerment Songs To Celebrate Your Inner Goddess

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When you wake up in the morning, you need to wake up with the feeling that you are ready to rule the world. That’s the kind of morning affirmation that assures that your day is going to be absolutely fantastic! But, we all know that life is sometimes difficult and we cannot always be as optimistic as we would like to be. So ladies, what is to be done on those days? You boost your morales by giving yourself some pep talk and listening to some women empowerment songs that will uplift your mood instantly.

To make you feel inspired and fearless, here are some amazing women empowerment songs:

Best Women Empowerment Songs

Here are some wonderful women’s songs of empowerment sung by women, for women and picturised on women. These songs, unlike most of the masala Bollywood tracks, don’t objectify women. So, go ahead and enjoy these wonderful numbers:

1. “Survivor” by Destiny’s Child (2001)

The song will give a boost to your self-confidence and get you over your self-doubt. This is the song that will help you get over your toxic ex and that brutal heartbreak. It’s definitely a track that you need to have in your playlist. “You thought I wouldn’t sell without ya, sold 9 million,” isn’t that what we need to tell ourselves to remind us that we are strong just the way we are?!

2. “Part of Me” by Katy Perry (2012)

Honey, a breakup should never ruin your self-esteem. What’s meant to stay will stay and what’s meant to leave will leave. But, in the middle of this process, your shine shouldn’t ever leave. “You’re not gonna break my soul,” is what you need to tell yourself, just like Katy Perry.

3. “Not Ready to Make Nice” by The Chicks (2006)

Women have opinions and they know how to make their point strongly and firmly. And, if you have a problem, you can keep it to yourself. This women empowerment song will remind you to raise your voice for the right things in life.

4. “I Will Survive” by Gloria Gaynor (1978)

Saying that you need to stay strong after a breakup is easy and a lot of people can advise you to do that. But, how? Well, these women empowerment songs will tell you exactly how you can move on with your head held high after a breakup. 

5. “Brave” by Sara Bareilles (2013)

Remember the affirmation that we told you about? This song will remind you that you are bold, strong, brave and enough. This is one women empowerment song that you need to have on your playlist.

6. “Stronger” by Britney Spears (2000)

This is definitely one of the strongest songs by Britney Spears. It will remind you that nobody owns you and your body. You have complete right over yourself and you can choose to do whatever you want without owing any explanation to anyone. 

7. “Roar” by Katy Perry (2013)

This is one of the best women empowerment songs of all time. This song will remind you that you can be soft-spoken and delicate but when the need arrives, you can roar like a tigress.

8. “Fighter” by Christina Aguilera (2002)

People who came into your life came for a reason. They left your life for a reason as well. So, there’s no point in holding grudges against them as it will only bring negativity into your life. To help you understand that better, listen to this song and listen closely when Christina Aguilera says, “It makes me that much stronger.”

9. “Good as Hell” by Lizzo (2016)

This women empowerment song is never getting out of fashion. It is about getting up, dressing up and going outside to take control of the world. “Boss up and change your life,” that’s what Lizzo says and that’s all that matters.

Iconic line: “Can you hear my voice this time?”

10. “Bitch” by Meredith Brooks (1997)

You know when people say that women have mood swings? They’re right! It’s not easy to be a woman in this patriarchal society and we deal with it the way we deal with it (with 101 moods)—so, you need to deal with it too!

11. Patakha Guddi (Highway)

Patakha Guddi means ‘firebrand kite’ in Punjabi. This powerful song is about freedom, setting your spirit on fire, and living life without a care in the world.

12. Girls Like To Swing (Dil Dhadakne Do)

What do girls like? To have fun and fundamental rights. While the latter is not an overnight process, the former definitely is. So go ahead, have some fun with your girl gang. 

13. Hungama (Queen)

When you wanna get hammered with your girl squad, this is the song that you need to play the loudest. “Maine hothon se lagayin toh hungama ho gaya,” is a vibe and we totally love it.

14. Banno (Tanu Weds Manu Returns)

This women empowerment song is for all the brides-to-be who know that they’re going to start a new chapter of their lives on their own terms. This lively song will bring you to the dance floor with its addictive punjabi beats.

15. Evada Unna Petha (Tamizh Padam 2)

Evada Unna Petha means ‘who gave birth to you’ in Tamil. This women empowerment song is a parody of several famous and misogynist songs in Tamil. The song questions our patriarchal society and stereotypical gender roles.

Best Feminist Songs Of All Time 

These songs for women empowerment should be on every woman’s playlist. They are powerful and will induce a sense of fearlessness in you. So, turn the volume up and start enjoying these amazing tracks.

16. “Think” by Aretha Franklin (1968)

This song for women empowerment is for all the women who have been told that they are inferior because of their gender and colour. It is a song that every woman should enjoy and dance to. “Cause freedom stands for freedom,” is what you need to remind yourself whenever someone tries to bind you in shackles.

17. “Gaslighter” by The Chicks (2020)

This song is for all those times when you were told that you’re wrong for overreacting and being sensitive. This song is for all those times when you were gaslighted into believing that it’s your fault when clearly, it’s not. 

18. “Stronger (What Doesn’t Kill You)” by Kelly Clarkson (2011)

If you are having a bad day at work or anywhere in general, then this song is the one for you. It will charge you up instantly and make you feel better and more optimistic. 

19. “You Don’t Own Me” by Lesley Gore (1963)

This song for women empowerment will help you accept yourself, your flaws and your beauty. This track will make you embrace your sexuality, your inner goddess and your feelings. Go ahead, feel the rhythm when Lesley Gore says, “I’m free and I love to be free.”

20. “So What” by Pink (2008)

Sometimes, bad things do not happen for any reason at all. They just happen and you gotta do what you gotta do about it–accept it. “I got a brand-new attitude, and I’m gonna wear it tonight,” that should be your attitude to let go of things and move on in life.

21. “Most Girls” by Hailee Steinfeld (2017)

Ladies, ‘You’re not like other girls’ is not a compliment and this song proves us just that. This song will give a fun spin to the age-old insult and let people know that it’s amazing to be like ‘other girls’. “Most girls work hard, go far, we are unstoppable,” and it’s a pleasure for all of us to know these girls.

22. “Ladies First” by Queen Latifah feat. Monie Love (1989)

A woman can do anything. She needs to believe in herself and her strength that can give our patriarchal society a run for its money. “A woman can bear you break you take you,” basically, she can do anything at all.

23. “Just a Girl” by No Doubt (1995)

You are more than a pretty face and you need to say it out loud. You are smart, funny, intelligent, kind and all those things that make you extremely special. “Oh, I’m just a girl, guess I’m some kind of freak…” feel the song and enjoy it to the fullest.

24. “Unpretty” by TLC (1992)

In a world that’s obsessed with outer beauty, some songs for women empowerment tell you that you need to pay attention to what’s inside. If you are broken from the inside, then you need to heal yourself rather than focus on superficial details. 

25. “Shake It Off” by Taylor Swift (2014)

Sometimes, all you need to do is partyyy! You can love Taylor Swift or you can hate her, but you cannot stop dancing to her tunes. So, put on your dancing shoes because you won’t want to stop at all.

26. Here We Go (2 Penkuttikal)

This song is from the Malayalam movie 2 Penkuttikal which means 2 girls. This song for women empowerment tells us about all the arbitrary rules that society has set for us and why we don’t need to hear them.

27. London Thumakda (Queen)

If you just want to put a track on and dance to its quirky tunes, then this song is it for you. Also, you won’t be dancing alone as the entire London will dance along with you.

28. Dhaakad (Dangal)

This song for women empowerment is the new feminist anthem and we’re all for it. This track tells us that women are bold, they are strong, they are dhakad, and they are going to smash you into the ground if you mess with them. 

29. Dangal (Dangal)

This song for women empowerment has the most impressive and powerful lyrics. It’s a reminder that you need to prepare yourself for the battles that you need to fight every single day. 

30. Ek Hockey Doongi Rakh Ke (Chak De India)

This song is a reminder that no one can mess with you. If someone ever dares to get on your wrong side, you will make sure that they pay for their mistake.

More Songs To Add To Your Playlist

If you loved these songs, then here are some more tracks for you.

Lohri Songs:  So if you’re looking for a festive songs playlist, we have it right here for you. Your playlist should not only have songs on Lohri but also some beautiful folk Lohri songs, some Bollywood songs and some Lohri songs in Punjabi. Enjoy the list!

Indian Folk Song: From old Hindi folk songs to Bollywood folks songs, we’ve got the best ones for you to enjoy. Go ahead, have a look! 

Women’s Day Playlist: 8th March is celebrated as International Women’s Day all over the world and it’s a day to recognize women and their contribution to society. Here’s a list of Women’s Day songs for you to hit the right chord for Women’s Day celebrations.

Motivational Songs: To lift your spirits and reignite your hope when all else seems lost, we’ve listed down twenty two motivational songs in Hindi that are sure to make you say, “How’s the josh? High Sir!

We hope these women’s songs of empowerment make you feel fearless and bold, ladies!

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