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Children's Nonfiction Social Activists

Emma Watson: UN Gender Equality Speech

by (author) Rebecca Sjonger

Publisher
Crabtree Publishing Company
Initial publish date
Aug 2020
Category
Social Activists, General, Women
  • Hardback

    ISBN
    9780778781585
    Publish Date
    Aug 2020
    List Price
    $29.36
  • Paperback / softback

    ISBN
    9780778781622
    Publish Date
    Aug 2020
    List Price
    $10.95

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  • Age: 11
  • Grade: 6

Description

As a famous actor and person of privilege, Emma Watson‘s 2014 speech as a United Nations Goodwill Ambassador was a call for equality and justice. In her speech, she implores men and boys to join the fight for gender equality - for their own sake and that of the other half of the world‘s population. Watson shares her own experience discovering feminism at an early age and wanting other young women and men to not shrink from the word or the work required to make a more inclusive world.

About the author

Rebecca Sjonger is the author of twenty-five non-fiction books for children and young adults, including Life in the Far North and The Life Cylce of a Bat, as well as other "Resource Links of the Year" selections. She lives in Huntsville, Ontario.

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