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Emma Watson speaks at the UN Women HeForShe event

British actor Emma Watson has given a moving speech at the UN Women HeForShe event at theĀ United Nations Headquarters in New York on September 20, 2014. Watson, a UN Women Global Goodwill Ambassador, discussed what it means to be a feminist and urged men to participate in the campaign for gender equality. Videos of the speech have attracted over four million views on Youtube and made news headlines around the world.

Emma Watson's full speech can be viewed here.

More information about the UN Women HeForShe campaign can be found on their website.

Updated:  7 November, 2012/Responsible Officer:  Convenor, Gender Institute/Page Contact:  Web manager, Gender Institute