Today is the 110th anniversary of Simone de Beauvoir’s birthday.
UN Women (Twitter @UN_Women) tweeted her famous quote from ‘The Second Sex’ in remembrance, which is echoed in a passage from ‘The Weight of Shadows’.
“One is not born, but rather becomes, a woman.” — Simone de Beauvoir, born #OnThisDay in 1908.
— UN Women (@UN_Women) January 9, 2018
Here is the passage: