Emma Watson has a million pounds donated to a new fund for the benefit of victims of sexual violence.
The gift of the converted 1.3 million euros is accompanied by an open letter in which two hundred British and Irish star calls for end of sexual harassment in the workplace. Also arguing in the letter for equal pay for men and women.
Watson is one of the signatories of the open letter in The Observer, along with Emma Thompson and Keira Knightley. The women plan to wed night dressed in black to go to the ceremony of the Bafta’s, the most important British film awards.
Just like at the Golden Globes want to nominees and other guests enjoyed their showing solidarity with the Time’s Up and #MeToo-movements.
Watson is according to the BBC, one of the first grants to the UK Justice and Equality Fund. The fund for justice and equality was founded by the women who made the letter have signed, together with a group of 160 activists and academics, to victims legally and financially. Keira Knightley and Tom Hiddleston have each of 10,000 British pounds was donated.