JK Rowling, Amy Schumer and more speak out on International Women's Day

"The day is to demonstrate [our] economic power and importance," Schumer wrote.

— -- Today is International Women's Day, a day that celebrates the ongoing movement for women's rights across the globe.

While some women are wearing red or taking off work to commemorate the day, others are speaking out about why it's so important to celebrate women and keep the fight moving forward for equality.

Amy Schumer, J.K. Rowling and other stars took to social media to spread the message. Schumer also spoke out about the potential strikes across the country.

Here's what they had to say.