Actor Emma Watson writes open letter to ‘passionate, vivacious leader’ Savita Halappanavar

‘Harry Potter’ actor writes: ‘In your memory, we continue the fight for reproductive justice’

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”. [ . . . ]

Continue at IRISH TIMES: Actor Emma Watson writes open letter to ‘passionate, vivacious leader’ Savita Halappanavar

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