Emma Watson’s United Nations: “HeForShe: Gender Equality is Your Issue, Too” Speech

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Emma Watson Heforshe

Emma Watson is a British actress, model, and activist, most widely known for her portrayal of Hermione Granger in the Harry Potter film series. In 2014 Watson became a UN Women Goodwill Ambassador and helped launch the campaign HeForShe. Watson presented this speech at the Headquarters of the United Nations in New York. This speech is for grade 8 readers. As you read, take notes on why Emma Watson believes the roles of men are important in ending gender inequality. Emma Watson’s United Nations: “HeForShe: Gender Equality is Your Issue, Too” Speech by Emma Watson is in the public domain.

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