Gender Inequality By Emma Watson

1325 WordsApr 24, 20166 Pages
“There 's nothing wrong with being afraid. It 's not the absence of fear, it’s overcoming it. Sometimes you 've got to blast through and have faith.”(Emma Watson) Gender inequality is a problem that people face in everyday life, whether it comes in the form of gender stereotypes or a pay difference, it’s something everyone deals with. As a UN Global Goodwill Ambassador, Emma Watson is striving to abolish gender inequality around the world. She is working with the program HeForShe to make gender equality not just a conversation topic, but tangible or substantial. Emma Watson was born in Paris on April 15th, 1990, but was raised in England. When Emma Watson auditioned for Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone she was nine years old. This role had her rise to fame quickly. Emma Watson went to Brown University later graduating with a bachelor’s degree in english literature. She said at her UN speech, “My life is a sheer privilege because my parents didn’t love me less because I was born a daughter. My school did not limit me because I was a girl. My mentors didn’t assume I would go less far because I might give birth to a child one day… not all women have been afforded the same rights that I have. In fact, statistically, very few have been.”. One of the main inequalities between men and women, is salary. The usual gender pay gap when it comes to some jobs is 80 cents to a dollar. Even in jobs where it requires the same experience and capabilities. There are male and
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