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In her speech, Watson laments the fact that “feminism” has come to mean “man-hating”, when in fact, it is the fight for equality between the sexes.
She added some personal notes about her experiences with “gender-based assumptions”.
She was tagged as “bossy” at age 8 when she wanted to direct plays at school. She was “sexualized by certain elements of the media” at 14.
Then she invited men to join global efforts to stop this issue.
Men, I would like to take this opportunity to extend your formal invitation. Gender inequality is your issue, too.
According to Business Insider, some 4Chan user did not RSVP, but instead he set up a website titled “Emma You Are Next”.