This foreign born actress got her start on a massive movie franchise before crashing and burning on projects where she was the focus.
Now, she tends to try and pretend she is an activist, but does a terrible job of it and doesn’t actually donate any of her own money.
Meanwhile, her biggest foil has donated nearly $1M actual dollars to various women’s rights organizations.
How Emma Watson Champions International Women’s Rights
PAVIA, Italy — The British actress Emma Watson is notable not only for her work in film but also for how she champions international women’s rights. She is famous for playing Hermione Granger in the Harry Potter movies. In 2001, got the role of Hermione Granger in the Harry Potter movie after taking acting lessons when she was 6. After attending Dragon School and Headington private girls’ school in Oxford, she earned a bachelor’s degree in English literature from Brown University.
Emma Watson became a U.N. Goodwill Ambassador in 2014 and she has championed the U.N. Women’s HeforShe campaign. Using this campaign she encouraged everyone, whether male or female, to participate in change and action against negative labeling as stakeholders to achieve gender equality. Through her vociferous speech at a variety of events, Emma promotes the ideals of gender equality. She has won the hearts of many with her strong stance and ability to kindle young minds through her powerful speeches making her an inspiration to many young people around the world. – Source
JK Rowling secretly magicked up hundreds of thousands of pounds to save 100 female lawyers and their families facing murder in Afghanistan
JK Rowling magicked up hundreds of thousands of pounds to save more than a hundred female lawyers and their families facing murder in Afghanistan.
The Harry Potter author made her huge donation when Britain and America pulled out of Kabul at speed, leaving hundreds of women judges, prosecutors and defence counsel under threat from the Taliban.
Along with a million dollars from businessman and philanthropist Lord Michael Hintze, plus large sums from other prominent figures and smaller donations from the public, it meant a total of 508 Afghans could be flown to safety.
In a life-or-death cloak and dagger operation the female lawyers and their families had to hide in basements before they were smuggled to airports and flown to freedom. – Source
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