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emma watson has donated £1 million in support of time's up

Ahead of the BAFTAs, the actress and activist has spoken on the culture of harassment, abuse and impunity in the entertainment industry.
Eleanor McCooey
2.19.18
Think Pieces

the transformative and terrifying role of gowns in film

The “makeover scene” scene is about more than heterosexual validation, it’s a chance to challenge identity, class and reality.
Mel Campbell
4.20.17
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watch emma watson’s inspiring short film about gender equality

Part history lesson, part pep talk, the actress sure knows how to inspire.
Hilary Bourke
9.28.16
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watch emma watson's powerful speech on campus sexual assault

'The experience must make it clear that the safety of women, minorities, and anyone who may be vulnerable, is a right, not a privilege,' the actress and U.N. ambassador declared yesterday while presenting HeForShe's groundbreaking new report.
i-D Staff
9.22.16
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emma watson on her magical meeting with noma dumezweni, the new hermione

'It was AMAZING,' Watson said of seeing Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, the stage adaption that became the subject of racist backlash last year when it was announced that her character would be played by actress Noma Dumezweni.
Emily Manning
7.11.16
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emma watson and lena dunham give a moving shoutout to the women who inspire them

“Behind every successful woman is another successful woman,” reminds Sheryl Sandberg's new #LeanInTogether video.
i-D Staff
6.24.16
Think Pieces

why doesn’t australia have our own lena, tavi or mindy?

In the search for our own Gen-Y mouthpiece, it becomes clear that our culture doesn’t make heroes of young women, it cuts them down.
Katherine Gillespie
2.26.16
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emma watson is taking a year off acting to focus on feminist activism

In conversation with feminist icon bell hooks, Watson reveals how she'll spend the most productive stretch of vacation leave ever.
Hannah Ongley
2.19.16
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​emma watson says fashion is a feminist issue

The actor also reveals that she was advised not to use the word 'feminism' in her famous #HeForShe speech.
Nick Levine
12.1.15
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​malala yousafzai says she identifies as a feminist because of emma watson

The Nobel Peace Prize-winning women’s rights activist found the term “tricky” until hearing Watson’s speech at the UN.
Charlotte Gush
11.6.15
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emma watson responds to “white feminist” criticism

She says she has been thinking about it a lot and is aware of her own privilege.
Charlotte Gush
10.14.15
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13-year-old actress rowan blanchard speaks out on intersectional feminism

How Tumblr is being used for good with the generation coming of age.
Ingrid Kesa
8.25.15