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20 Times Emma Watson Shut Down Sexism In The Best Damn Way

"If you stand for equality, you're a feminist. I'm sorry to tell you."

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1. When she shut down each and every person who says they believe in equality but isn't a feminist.

2. When she made it clear that feminism has to stop being associated with man-hating because that's not 👏 what 👏 it 👏 is.

3. When she spoke about sexism in the film industry and gave this depressing statistic.

"Seven per cent of directors are female. Why are we not telling women's stories? Why are women not directing their own stories?"

4. As well as this one. 😔

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5. When she told this story of being threatened with a nude photo leak.

6. And explained that people expected it to put her off fighting for the cause, when actually it just motivated her even more.

7. When she had no time for gender expectations.

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8. And encouraged women to pursue any career they want.

9. And encouraged young women to believe they can have it all.

10. But also reminded everyone that men are also negatively effected by gender expectations.

11. And that achieving equality is down to them, too.

12. When she reminded women to support one another and not tear each other down.

13. And not feel pressured by the images of perfection society presents us with all the damn time.

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14. Because every one of us has so much potential.

15. And we should stand up for ourselves at every turn.

16. Because we make up half the population and deserve to be treated the same as the other half.

17. When she made it clear she is not 👏 giving 👏 up.

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18. And neither should we.

19. Because we should be living in a world where women are equal to men.

20. And, finally, when she summed it all up by giving this utterly flawless answer to a question about ~male professions~.