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Emma Watson, Ruth Bader-Ginsburg & Michelle Obama amongst those named in Apolitical’s 100 Most Influential People in Gender Policy 2019 list

Emma Watson, Ruth Bader-Ginsburg & Michelle Obama are amongst those named as Apolitical’s 100 Most Influential People in Gender Policy for 2019. Watson, an actress, model and UN Women Goodwill Ambassador, has made a name for herself outside of acting, as an equal rights activist. Her 2014 speech at the opening of the United Nations...
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WeAreTheCity talks to teenagers

WeAreTheCity regularly opens its doors to help youngsters gain work experience. To date, we have had six apprentices and provided over 12 weeks of work experience for young girls and boys in the Essex and London area. This week we hosted two fourteen year olds and set them the task of creating their own article,...
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Teenage girls identify as ‘feminists’ more than anything else, as Emma Watson is named as most inspiring celeb

Teenage girls are identifying as ‘feminists’ more than anything else, according to new research. According to a National Citizen Service (NCS) study, 29 per cent of teenage girls chose to label themselves as a ‘feminist’ over any other term. This was way ahead of the terms, ‘bookworm’, which 19 per cent chose; and ‘sporty’, which...
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Emma Watson awarded first gender-neutral MTV TV & Movie Award

On Sunday, Emma Watson became the first recipient of a gender-neutral acting prize at the MTV TV & Movie Awards.   She won the award at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles for her starring role as Belle in Disney’s Beauty & the Beast. The MTV TV & Movie Awards follows the Grammy Awards in...
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Emma Watson responds to criticisms of her Vanity Fair shoot

Emma Watson has now responded to being called a “hypocrite” for her recent Vanity Fair photo shoot, in which she appears topless in one of the images. The actress stated  she was both “stunned” and “confused” at the heated responses from certain critics, including Julia Hartley-Brewer, who tweeted that Watson’s was showing double standards by...
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Beauty and the Beast to feature the first interracial kiss in a Disney live-action film

In another first, Beauty and the Beast will feature the first interracial kiss in a Disney live-action film. The kiss is between Audra McDonald and Stanley Tucci’s character, Madame de Garderobe and Cadenza and will feature not once, but twice. Although there have been interracial kisses in animated Disney films, such as Pocahontas, it is...
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Emma Watson has difficulty with the word ‘feminism’

In an interview with Entertainment Weekly, Emma Watson discussed how the word “feminist” can be troublesome. Whilst promoting her upcoming film, Beauty and the Beast, the self-proclaimed feminist explained that the term “feminist” can be intimidating to men who don’t understand the word’s meaning. Watson said: “If I were to say I was a feminist, it would...
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Year in review: 10 Iconic female moments in 2016

In a year that has only further highlighted issues with gender pay-gap and women’s equality, there have still been moments where women have truly shone in 2016. The glass ceiling still stands, reproductive rights have been under scrutiny, and the USA was close to having it’s first female president in Hilary Clinton. But the year...
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