Happy International Women’s Day!

On Monday (Mar. 8), celebrities including Dolly Parton, Kerry Washington, Kris Jenner, Stevie Nicks and Lupita Nyong'o, to name a few, tweeted their sentiments about International Women’s Day, the global celebration of the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women.

March marks Women's History Month, so it only makes sense that International Women's Day is celebrated annually on March 8. According to the official International Women’s Day website, IWD is an important day to spotlight women's achievements, raise awareness about women's equality, lobby for accelerated gender parity and fund-raise for female-focused charities.

The global celebration also shines a light on important conversations around eliminating discrimination, challenging stereotypes and fighting bias.

The first official International Women’s Day was held in 1911, and was celebrated in Switzerland, Austria, Germany and Denmark. Today, many use the global event to shout out the hardworking women they admire in their life, as well as their own inspirational stories, across social media platforms.

See celebrities’ heartfelt International Women’s Day tweets and messages, below.

https://twitter.com/charli_xcx/status/1368968125006245889

https://twitter.com/DollyParton/status/1368977357315399682

https://twitter.com/kerrywashington/status/1368973984298106880

https://twitter.com/KrisJenner/status/1368965458653679616

https://twitter.com/RitaOra/status/1368895339332272132

https://twitter.com/FLOTUS/status/1368911572870045706

https://twitter.com/ChloeBailey/status/1369004983857815552

https://twitter.com/CassadeePope/status/1368918168656371719

https://twitter.com/VP/status/1369010945738047498

https://twitter.com/Lupita_Nyongo/status/1369005592241602560

https://twitter.com/BLACKPINK/status/1368802658245513219

https://twitter.com/ChelseaClinton/status/1368970584835686410

https://twitter.com/yungblud/status/1368970679295434752

https://twitter.com/yokoono/status/1368927415431536644

https://twitter.com/ArianaGrande/status/1367935074285596679

https://twitter.com/steveaoki/status/1368987776985690120

https://twitter.com/StevieNicks/status/1369002538159255552

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