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Inspired by International Women’s Day, we honour some of the most inspiring female characters in series on Showmax.

International Women’s Day is today (Thursday, 8 March), and so we’ve decided to celebrate the fierce, inspiring women we love in these awesome series on Showmax.

Bridgette Bird in SMILF only on Showmax

“Ultimately, on some level, [SMILF is] a love letter to my son, and so the heart of the story is that relationship, and I think that’s a universal one. – Frankie Shaw, star, writer, creator, producer and director of SMILF.

Watch SMILF S1-2 now, first and only on Showmax »

Issa Rae on HBO's Insecure on Showmax

“Stop making excuses; you’re the only one stopping you.” – Issa Rae, HBO’s Insecure

Watch Season 1 of HBO’s Insecure on Showmax now »

Lagertha in Vikings on Showmax

“The Gods will always smile upon brave women” – Lagertha, Vikings

Watch Seasons 1-4 of Vikings on Showmax now »

Zoe Kravitz on Big Little Lies on Showmax

“Beauty is when you can appreciate yourself. When you love yourself, that’s when you’re most beautiful.” – Zoe Kravitz, Big Little Lies

Watch HBO’s Big Little Lies on Showmax now »

Susan Misner as Terri McCue on Billions on Showmax
FBI agent Terri McCue (Susan Misner) takes no prisoners on Billions.

Watch Seasons 1-3 of Billions on Showmax now »

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