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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Were you paying attention on your commute this morning? Because while you were keeping your head down, avoiding all eye contact and generally wishing you were anywhere but on the Central line you might have missed something really special.
Harry Potter star Emma Watson has been sneaking around the tube network hiding copies of Maya Angelou’s novel ‘Mom & Me & Mom’.