Emma Watson at Davos: “The fight to end gender-based injustices has to be timebound”

IMPACT 10X10X10, the initiative launched on today is a one-year pilot project seeking concrete commitments from governments, companies and universities on women’s empowerment and gender equality.

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Emma Watson urged young men to speak out when women are degraded, husbands to support wives to pursue their ambitions and businessmen who mentor women to share their experiences, as part of a drive to get more men to champion women’s rights.

The star, also a goodwill ambassador for UN Women, was speaking today at the World Economic Forum (WEF) meeting in Davos, Switzerland, where she helped to launch the next phase of a campaign to encourage men and boys to join the struggle for equal rights.

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