There is a saying in China that goes: "Women hold up half the sky". [Photo/VCG]
International Women's Day, originally called International Working Women's Day, is celebrated on March 8 every year.
The festival sets out to show respect, appreciation and love towards women for their economic, political and social achievements in modern society.
During the past year, quite a few female celebrities have made significant achievements in their fields. Their persistence, enthusiasm and encouragement has led more females to pursue their own goals regardless of outside factors.
There is a saying in China that goes: "Women hold up half the sky". Now, let's look at the lives of eight prominent sky-holders.