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The Things They Say: 213

”Feminism is not here to dictate to you. It’s not prescriptive, it’s not dogmatic. All we are here to do is give you a choice. If you want to run for President, you can. If you don’t, that’s wonderful, too.

”I’m lucky I was raised to believe that my opinion at the dinner table was valuable. My mum and I spoke as loudly as my brothers.”

”Both men and women should feel free to be sensitive. Both men and women should feel free to be strong. If we stop defining each other by what we are not and start defining ourselves by what we are — we can all be freer and this is what HeForShe is about. It’s about freedom.”

Actress and UN Women Goodwill Ambassador Emma Watson hopes to continue to clear up possible misconceptions about feminism, as she carries on with the HeForShe campaign.


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