Emma Watson, UN Women Goodwill Ambassador and HeForShe founder, has met with officials at the G7 Gender Equality Conference, fighting for legislation to support women’s rights.
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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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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.
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.
For her work on the UN’s HeForShe campaign, Emma Watson has received an Observer Ethical Award! Read more about it here!
Emma Watson made headlines back in September with her speech at the United Nations announcing the UN’s HeforShe initiative, a presentation for which she has received many accolades.
Emma Watson is set to receive a BAFTA Los Angeles award in November for British Artist of the Year. Find out more here.