Most of you probably recognize Watson from the Harry Potter franchise as her character, Hermione Granger. Even as the strong-willed, hard-working, quick-thinking and determined Hermione Granger, Watson inspired a huge number of people through her on-screen character. For younger generations, she made being clever the new cool. She demonstrated that girls can be as tough as boys, that hard work pays off, and that if you persevere at something, your dream will come true.
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Watson has appeared as many strong female characters, most recently as Belle in Beauty in the Beast and as Meg March in Greta Gerwig’s adaptation of Louisa May Alcott’s novel Little Women .
One of the reasons why Watson is adamant about empowering women on-screen, is because she is a feminist activist off-screen. In 2014, Watson was appointed as a UN Women Goodwill ambassador. She helped launch the UN Women campaign HeForShe, which calls for men to advocate gender equality. Watson’s drastic shift towards activism had everyone surprised, although it was a pleasant one.
Watson stated, “I’m a feminist because I have known sexism since I was 8 years old.”. “When at 14, I started being sexualised by certain elements of the press. When at 15, my girlfriends started dropping out of their sports teams because they didn’t want to appear “muscly.” When I was 18, my male friends were unable to express their feelings.”
She felt that not only does sexism affect adults, but objectification and idealisation happens to children in the media as well. Whether on social media or through films and on the TV. Watson wasn’t someone to just stand on the sidelines while she noticed these things happening around her. She decided that it was time to take a break from her stardom and actually time to change the world hands on.