#HeForShe: A Feminist Movement

September 26, 2014
Many people are curious about a new hashtag that is trending: #HeForShe. HeForShe is a trend started by Emma Watson, with the interest of feminism. For years, women all around the world have been fighting for equality. Women are still fighting to make a difference in their situation. This campaign is really geared towards men starting to fight, too. When women are fighting alone, they are considered radical and strange, but if men and women join together, they will seem strong and be strong. Movements are always stronger when people fight for the same thing. There will always be people who oppose, but they will not always be the majority. heforsheanalytics According to the campaign website, "HeForShe is a solidarity movement for gender equality that brings together one half of humanity in support of the other of humanity, for the entirety of humanity." It is a movement of men for feminism, and it is going over really well. Already, it has 180,000+ men who have agreed to help and signed the "contract" to make steps toward making this world a little bit less sexist. heforshetweet1heforshetweets Many people are really appreciative of Emma Watson and the steps she is taking. Others, such as the last tweeter, are still making light of the situation that people are trying to get people to notice as a serious situation. Some people are saying men are doing this just to appeal to women more. Some might actually Either way, the movement is being noticed! Feature Photo:?"Emma Watson 2012" by?David Shankbone Creative Commons Attribution 2.0, via Wikimedia Commons

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