Emma Watson Speaks Out on Speaking Up
In the years since Harry Potter ended, Emma Watson has spent her days helping out charities and serving as a UN Ambassador. More recently, was awarded the title of Woman of the Year by ELLE UK.
At the 2017 ELLE Style Awards, Emma took her moment in the spotlight to shed light on gender inequality in today’s world.
This year is not a time to remain silent. This is not a year when we will allow ourselves to be silent. This is the year that women’s voices are heard.
Emma went on to state that while recent political division is devastating, it has helped bring together people from all over the world for one common cause. She explained, “That has been the upside of the downsides of late, which is difficult times, but also this emerging, very cohesive group of women that are being very vocal.”
The actress called on media outlets such as ELLE to “raise the alarm over the new threat over our bodies, our voices and [our] rights.”
This will be the year that ‘she persisted’.
What do you think of Emma’s speech?