Emma Watson joining fight against gender inequality in HeForShe campaign

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Young women of Pushkar, India. UN Photo/Oddbjorn Monsen

One half of humanity—men and boys—is being called to stand up for gender equality through a campaign called HeForShe.

On Saturday, the UN agency for gender equality, UN Women, is launching HeForShe at UN Headquarters in New York.

The campaign's message is clear: men and boys can help end the persisting inequalities faced by women and girls globally.

British actress Emma Watson has recently been appointed UN Women Goodwill Ambassador and is co-hosting the kick-start event.

Stephanie Coutrix asked Elizabeth Nyamayaro, Senior Advisor at UN Women, about the HeForShe campaign and Ms. Watson's involvement.

Duration: 3'04"

 

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