Hollywood Stars Celebrate International Women's Day and Day Without a Woman

"May you have a day free of mansplaining, sexual harassment, & general misogyny," tweeted Cher.

A plethora of Hollywood stars were among those participating in and honoring International Women's Day and a Day Without a Woman on Wednesday.

Emma Watson talked about her feminist book club Our Shared Self, saying that book fairies around the world will hide feminist books to mark the special day.

Cher tweeted, "May you have a day free of mansplaining, sexual harassment, & general misogyny." Madonna promoted the idea of revolution and Katy Perry highlighted how to celebrate a Day Without a Woman by wearing red, striking from work, and/or shopping from local, women-owned businesses.

Lena Dunham wrote a post on her LinkedIn account about the importance of immigrant women, sharing how she was inspired by a friend who is undocumented and yet decided not to work Wednesday. "Feminists have always been emboldened by the acts of immigrant women," wrote Dunham. "Following their lead will never steer us wrong."

Hillary Clinton tweeted about a note found under an elementary school student's desk that read, "Do you want to join a club for female empowerment? We are the leaders." Clinton wrote, "On #InternationalWomensDay I'm thinking about this young girl, & all the others like her out there."

Other public figures taking to social media to commemorate the day included Janet Mock, who spoke about the importance of access to resources like Planned Parenthood, and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.

Here's how celebrities honored March 8 on social media:


The Revolution Starts Now!!! Happy International Women's Day!! @luigiandiango @voguegermany

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