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Uruguay's Vice President Danilo Astori, left, and Director of UN Women Gulden Turkoz, right, applaud after a speech by Emma Watson, UN Women Goodwill Ambassador, at Parliament in Montevideo, Uruguay, Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014. Watson attended the event organized by women's groups pushing the country's lawmaking body to increase their numbers of elected female senators and deputies. Photo: Matilde Campodonico, AP / AP

Emma Watson visits Uruguay | UN Women http://www.unwomen.org/en/news/stories/2014/9/emma-watson-visits-uruguay

On her first country visit as UN Women's Goodwill Ambassador, British actress Emma Watson highlighted the need for women’s political participation in Uruguay.