International Women’s Day: Celebrities Celebrate With Twitter Posts, Call For Staying Home From Work
March 8 marks International Women’s Day, and celebrities have been voicing their support for the cause on Twitter.
CELEBS CELEBRATE INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY ON TWITTER
In addition to International Women’s Day, women around the world today are taking part in a global women’s strike, calling for women to not participate in the work force or economy today, in order to show what it would be like if women did not exist. The goal is to make the world aware of how important women are to to every sector.
“Happy #InternationalWomensDay,” tweeted J.K. Rowling. “Or, as it’s often called on here, #WhyIsntThereAnInternationalMensDay. (There is: November 19th.)”
or, as it’s often called on here, #WhyIsn‘tThereAnInternationalMensDay
(There is: November 19th)
— J.K. Rowling (@jk_rowling) March 8, 2017
Jane Lynch added, “It’s #internationalwomensday and this lady took a break last night to shine all on her own. Wear red. Let’s not get to work!”
— Jane Lynch (@janemarielynch) March 8, 2017
“Today I stand with #ADayWithoutWomen #InternationalWomensDay,” shared Hope Solo.
— Hope Solo (@hopesolo) March 8, 2017
“Honoring #InternationalWomensDay, being an ally, this is your day, let me explain how,” jokes Joss Whedon.
Honoring #InternationalWomensDay, being an ally, this is your day, let me explain how
— Joss Whedon (@joss) March 8, 2017
Kim Kardashion West tweeted, “Thank u to all the strong women who fought & continue to fight for change.”
Thank u to all of the strong women who fought & continue to fight for change. #InternationalWomensDay
— Kim Kardashian West (@KimKardashian) March 8, 2017
“”Whatever women do they must do twice as well as men to be thought half as good. Luckily, that is not difficult,”” added Adele.
— Adele (@Adele) March 8, 2017
“From midnight NYC time, book fairies around the WORLD will start hiding feminist books to mark #IWD #IWDoursharedshelf @the_bookfairies,” tweeted Emma Watson.
— Emma Watson (@EmmaWatson) March 8, 2017
Ellen DeGeneres, Jessica Chastain, Bryce Dallas Howard, Madonna, Zara Larsson, Tatiana Maslany, Chelsea Handler, Danielle Brooks, Sarah Michelle Gellar, and Kehlani all added to the mix.
— Ellen DeGeneres (@TheEllenShow) March 8, 2017
— Jessica Chastain (@jes_chastain) March 8, 2017
“Though she be but little, she is fierce!”
Inspired by this kind, intelligent, & inquisitive little lady. #iwd2017
— Bryce Dallas Howard (@BryceDHoward) March 8, 2017
— Madonna (@Madonna) March 8, 2017
— Zara Larsson (@zaralarsson) March 8, 2017
Today I am standing with women everywhere whether you are able to strike or not ✊?✊?✊?✊?✊?? #IWD2017
— Tatiana Maslany (@tatianamaslany) March 8, 2017
— Chelsea Handler (@chelseahandler) March 8, 2017
Happy Women’s Day! Stand taller today sisters. pic.twitter.com/ZLGSksdEJ9
— Danielle Brooks (@thedanieb) March 8, 2017
— Sarah Michelle (@SarahMGellar) March 8, 2017
Happy International Women’s Day to every woman, we make the world go round ☀️
— Kehlani (@Kehlani) March 8, 2017