Today, Monday 8 March, women around the world celebrate International Women’s Day. The day recognizes the social, cultural, political and economic achievements of women around the world and calls for action to advance gender equality.
Now, more than ever, we’re seeing women dominating every aspect of our lives. From our own family members paving the way to political power like Vice President Kamala Harris, to speaking out about the lack of protections for black women like Meghan Jockey, to creating in front of and behind the TV screen like Issa Rae Diversity and Inclusion, and more.
To celebrate the holiday, celebrities took to social media to share how they celebrated and how they felt about the special day. Here are Source’s top 10 tweets for International Women’s Day 2021.
The award-winning actress shared a powerful #SayHerName tweet listing the names of 64 women who lost their lives.
The Icy Queen herself joins actress, writer and producer Issa Rae for a conversation radio program. She also shared a selection of music she composed for Apple Music.
An artist from everyone’s favorite sister duo Chloe x Halle shared her curated playlist for Apple Music and has a sweet message for all her fans.
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The Spice Girls herself announced that she and Fashion Nova are giving $1 million in grants and scholarships to women entrepreneurs, schoolgirls, women-owned businesses and women-focused charities this month.
The trailblazing artist shared a photo of a billboard with a scientist saying Missy Elliot’s music inspired her.
Singer-songwriter Kehlani shared her hit “Honey” with the caption “Happy International Women’s Day.”
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The “This Is Us” actress made us all feel how we feel after sharing a photo with her TV family, captioned “Twinned since 2016.”
We’re already in love with “Mercedes” from the Starz hit show P-Valley! The actress shared a tweet wishing her cast members “Happy International Women’s Day.” She also hinted that the cast will reunite for a second season soon.
The legendary actress sent a powerful message to the world, encouraging women to assert their power.
The Weeping Queen and Oscar-winning actress shared a video of an adorable little girl dancing and whistling.