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Emma Watson's speech
Transcript of Emma Watson's speech
"This is the first campaign of its kind at the UN. We want to try to mobilize as many men and boys as possible to be advocates for change. And, we don’t just want to talk about it. We want to try and make sure that it’s tangible.
The more I spoke about feminism, the more I realized that fighting for women’s rights has too often become synonymous with
. If there is one thing I know for certain, it is that this has to stop."
For the record, feminism by definition is the belief that men and women should have
equal rights and opportunities
. It is the theory of political, economic and social equality of the sexes.
"Women should know what is allowed and what is not. She will not laugh in public. She will not be inviting in her attitudes and will protect their chastity”
"If men don´t have to be
in order to be accepted, women won´t feel compelled to be
. If men don´t have to control, women won't have to be controlled"
Unemployment of women is only
in their management team
500 out of 7 million secondary education
87% women in agriculture
"Because the reality is
that if we do nothing, it will take seventy-five years, before women can expect to be paid the same as men for the same work.
15.5 million girls
in the next 16 years as children. And at current rates, it won't be until 2086 before all rural African girls can have a secondary education"
"But sadly, I can say that there is no one country in the world where all women can expect to see these rights. No country in the world can yet say that they achieved gender equality. These rights, I consider to be
, but I am one of the lucky ones"
suffer physical abuse
work in agriculture
without being paid
THANK YOU VERY, VERY MUCH