The English actor Emma Watson, best known for playing Hermione Grangerin the Harry Potter films, has written an open letter honouring Savita Halappanavar.
The 28-year-old actor, who is also an advocate for women’s rights and reproductive justice, was asked by fashion magazine Porter to write a letter in honour of the 31-year-old, Indian-born dentist Savita Halappanavar, “whose tragic – and preventable – death following a septic miscarriage in 2012 was the catalyst for Ireland’s historic referendum, in which over 65% voted to legalize abortion”. [ . . . ]
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