International Women's Day 2017: How TV's Top Female Stars Celebrated

Connie Britton
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Former Nashville star Connie Britton posted this selfie on Instagram to celebrate International Women's Day.

On Wednesday, people around the world celebrated International Women's Day by acknowledging the strength, resilience and magic living inside women of all ages, races and religions. From the countless contributions females have made to society throughout the years to the continuous fight for equal rights, women have proven to be an unstoppable force!

Some of television's favorite leading ladies shared beautiful messages of solidarity and why they're thankful to not only be a phenomenal woman, but to also know phenomenal women.

See which bad-ass celebrities wore red to show their support for the holiday, and who wrote powerful messages to their fans, below:

Ellen DeGeneres of The Ellen DeGeneres Show

Kerry Washington of Scandal

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At work to support my bad*ss boss lady and all the women in our work world but I'm wearing red in solidarity with my sisters! #ADayWithoutAWoman #womensmarch #Resist

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Connie Britton of Nashville

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Happy International Women's Day! I've already been having a full day celebrating PHENOMENAL WOMEN around the world. And I've got my red shoes on too! Hope y'all are celebrating the women in your life today too. And if you want to get one of these cool shirts and support women, go to omaze.com/woman. #internationalwomensday

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Last night on the eve of International Women's Day I joined @2dopequeens to talk about @onecampaign and #girlscount. There are 130 million girls who are being denied an education around the world. 130 million is a huge number. But each girl is an individual with potential and capability and power and dreams. So we are going to count them one by one. Make your own video and join the count! One.org #internationalwomensday @msjwilly @dopequeenpheebs

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Reese Witherspoon and Laura Dern of Big Little Lies

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On this #InternationalWomensDay I'm honored to be part of the @toryburchfoundation #EmbraceAmbition movement! All women deserve to embrace ambition and support each other as they do so! #GirlPower ❤️ Take the pledge at link in bio.

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Happy #InternationalWomensDay 💖 I feel so lucky to work alongside such talented, strong, fearless, inspirational women! I am so proud of each and every one of these ladies for telling stories about their life experiences and the experiences of other women. It’s so important and can truly change the world. ✨ Let's use today to tell the women who inspire us how much they mean to us! xo

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I'm honored to be a mother of a daughter who knows her rights and stands up for everybody else's.

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Tracee Ellis Ross and Yara Shahidi of Black-ish
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Taraji P. Henson of Empire
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Jaimie Alexander of Blindspot

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‪Wearing red in support of #DayWithoutaWoman. Let's make our voices heard today and every day. #InternationalWomensDay

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Kendall Jenner and Caitlyn Jenner of Keeping Up with the Kardashians
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In honor of International Women's Day I'm supporting Bono and the ONE campaign by bringing awareness to the fact that 130 million girls do not have access to education. Join me by making sure #GirlsCount and visit one.org for more information.

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Issa Rae of Insecure
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Viola Davis of How to Get Away with Murder

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Together, we are strong, we are proud, and we are phenomenal. Today is International Women’s Day, so let's celebrate all of the phenomenal women out there. Go to omaze.com/woman or the link in my bio to get your own Maya Angelou-inspired t-shirt while supporting seven fearless orgs fighting for women’s rights.

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Jurnee Smollett-Bell of Underground
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Diane Guerrero, Uzo Aduba and Yael Stone of Orange is the New Black
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This slice of life goes out to all of the incredible women in this world that I love, am inspired by, and who have offered me every kindness. Together we stand. #iwd #internationalwomensday

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Wearing red in solidarity with my sisters! Like the chihuahua I am feisty, fiercely loyal and utterly unrelenting. I will chew on the pant leg of the patriarchy! We made a commitment on the day of the #womansmarch and we will not back down. #adaywithoutwomen

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Hilary Duff of Younger
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Zendaya of K.C. Undercover
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HAPPY INTERNATIONAL WOMENS DAY FROM KC UNDERCOVER!!!✊🏻❤️✊🏿❤️✊🏽

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Claire Holt of The Originals
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Kristen Bell of The Good Place

Camila Mendes of Riverdale

Mindy Kaling of The Mindy Project

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Happy #InternationalWomensDay! Tag a strong woman you admire #BeBoldForChange

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