Bethany Mota & More Empower For International Women's Day

The biggest young stars voiced their support for International Women's Day yesterday, recognizing women and their achievements and fighting for greater equality. Their beautiful words will keep empowering us to fight for the cause all year round!

Ariana Grande gave a shoutout to women who support other women no matter what

ariana grande happy women's day

Bella Thorne shared this empowering  quote from French fashion trailblazer Coco Chanel

coco chanel quote a girl should be what she wants bella thorne

Alli Simpson reminded us all what girl power is really about

alli simpson we should empower each other women's day

Lucy Hale shared a photo that reminds us all that, no matter what we look like, we're all Wonder Women. 

lucy hale we're all wonder woman women's day

"This year lets be better to ourselves, judge a little less and lift each other up a little more," she wrote on Instagram.

G Hannelius quoted #HeForShe ambassador Emma Watson, who asked to be granted the same respect as her male counterparts

g hannelus emma watsons he for she equality quote

Bethany Mota kept it sweet and simple: "Behind every successful woman is Herself"

BETHANY MOTA behind every powerful woman is herself

Rowan Blanchard urged her fans to get the men in their life to take the #HeForShe pledge for gender equality 


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And Rowan's onscreen little brother August Maturo took the #HeForShe pledge because he believes in equal rights for women! 

Taylor Swift posed with friends Selena Gomez, Haim and Ellie Goulding and wrote "We are at our best when we cheer each other on and build each other up. Happy International Women's Day."

taylor swift selena gomez ellie goulding and haim on international women's day

Fifth Harmony's Camila Cabello wrote a long but important speech about the importance of loving yourself 

camila cabello women's day speech

Little Mix asked us all to appreciate how far women have come, while still fighting toward greater equality

little mix women's day

Lauren Juaregui's Instagram post was a mini-toast to powerful ladies

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Victoria Justice urged her fans to make a contribution to Girl Up, an organization that aims to unite girls to make a big change in the world

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Ross Lynch's Women's Day statement made us all blush

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Last but not least, Peyton List celebrated powerful women with a photo of Rosie the Riveter, a symbol of tough, hard-working ladies

peyton list we can do it women's day

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