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Emma Watson's feminist film career

Emma Watson's feminist film career

Emma Watson has been making headlines since uttering the F-word — feminism — at the U.N. several days ago.

The 24-year-old actress and recently appointed U.N. Women Goodwill Ambassador gave a rousing 13-minute speech about gender equality at U.N. headquarters in New York on Saturday, in which she said, "We don't just want to talk about [equality], but make sure it is tangible." (Watch the speech, below.)

The speech is perhaps the most visible of Watson's advocacy efforts yet — she has also made humanitarian trips to Bangladesh, Zambia and Uruguay — but in a way the actress has been quietly making a case for gender equality much of her professional career, which has...

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