We Heart: These Five Emma Watson Quotes on Campus Equality

Emma Watson recently delivered a powerful speech at the UN General Assembly focused on issues of gender inequality facing women on college campuses around the world—an issue that is more relevant than ever.

Here are our five favorite quotes from that speech.


Since 2014, actress and activist Emma Watson has served as the Goodwill Ambassador for the United Nations. Watson is a vocal advocate for women’s rights, promoting political participation and ethical working conditions in the developing world. Additionally, Watson helped launch HeForShe, a solidarity campaign bringing both men and women together for gender equality.

You can watch Watson’s speech in full here.


Katy is an intern with Ms. Magazine, and a PR and Sociology senior at a private liberal arts university in Kentucky. She is the social media coordinator for the web series, Life Noggin, and the founding member of her campus' College Democrats chapter. When Katy isn't busy, you can find her crying over how much she loves dogs.