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Emma Watson's Powerful Speech Focuses on Campus Safety for Women

And the hope for true equality for schools everywhere.
IMAGE Emma Watson | facebook.com/emmawatson

Just two years after speaking about feminism as the ambassador for UN's HeForShe, a gender-equality movement, Emma Watson gone and done it again. At the HeForShe IMPACT University Champions launch in New York City, Emma spoke in front of the UN General Assembly about the safety of women on campus. (via The Cut

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As a graduate of Brown University, she recounted how the university became her home and that her experience has shaped who she is now. She emphasizes that it is important for women to feel that apart from being given the right to education, they must also be made to feel that they have the right to lead. Women must have equal opportunities as men on campus. She continues to point out that the safety of women, minorities, and anyone who is vulnerable must be recognized as a right and not a privilege.

User @emmacwatsons on Instagram has uploaded the entire speech in four parts. Click play to watch and learn from the brilliant Miss Watson.

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Here's to true equality for all here and everywhere in the world.

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