British actress Emma Watson was in Ottawa on Wednesday for a sit-down chat with Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.
Trudeau met with the “Harry Potter” star and UN Women Goodwill Ambassador to discuss her work with the HE For She campaign and championing issues that affect women.
“The He For She campaign has extraordinary impact around the world, making men champions of women’s issues that are everyone’s issues,” Trudeau said during their meeting. “Her voice is extremely important in making people realize how important this is.”
Watson was excited to meet with Trudeau during her visit to Ottawa.
“It’s been such an exciting visit for me to come visit your parliament. It was so inspiring that you made your cabinet 50/50,” she said, referring to Trudeau’s gender equal cabinet. “We’re very excited that you’re a He For She Youth Ambassador. I can’t wait to see what you’re going to do with that title.”