Tagged: UN Women

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Emma Watson’s Feminist Book Club Goes Intersectional

In September of 2014, Emma Watson delivered a speech about gender equality at the United Nations Headquarters. While some fans were quick to praise her statements, others felt her comments reflected a very limited perspective on what feminism could be.

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HeForShe Arts Week to Be Held in New York City in March

A little under two weeks since HeForShe launched its new website intended to help supporters organize gender equality initiatives in their own communities, it has been announced that the campaign will hold a New York Arts Week this spring in conjunction with the City of New York and the Public Theater. During the week, partner organizations such as museums, galleries, and performance venues will spotlight the work of HeForShe and UN Women, and a percentage of the proceeds will be donated to the organization.

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Emma Watson Launches New HeForShe Website

Since Emma Watson launched HeForShe last September, the program has become a global movement fighting for gender equality. Now, as announced on Watson’s Facebook page, HeForShe has a brand new website. The announcement is accompanied by a brief interview with Emma, which highlights that HeForShe is not an awareness campaign, but is mission-focused in its goal of achieving gender equality.