Since Emma Watson joined the UN Women as the Goodwill Ambassador in 2014, she鈥檚 started a lot of conversation surrounding gender equality. She鈥檚 become the face of the impactful HeForShe campaign聽and has even corralled Hamilton鈥檚 Lin-Manuel聽Miranda聽to help her raise awareness for the cause via a rap song. Now, it looks like she鈥檚 going to have a new celeb partner in the fight for gender equality: Anne Hathaway.

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UN Women announced yesterday that the new mom and actress is the newest lady to join the聽Goodwill Ambassador team. She鈥檒l be joining Watson as well as聽Nicole Kidman and the Princess of Thailand, Bajrakitiyabha Mahidol.

A press release about Anne鈥檚 role explains she鈥檒l be working primarily on spotlighting issues related to new moms and childcare. She鈥檒l do so by 鈥渨orking internationally to advance the adoption and implementation of policies that will bring measurable change. These include affordable childcare services and shared parental leave at both government and corporate levels.鈥

UN Women Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka writes, 鈥淪tereotypes that make it hard for fathers to take time away from work to care for a child are outdated leftovers from the 鈥榤ale breadwinner鈥 model and have no place in today鈥檚 mixed workforce. Well-implemented parental leave is just one way for employers to demonstrate that they understand the value of their staff 鈥 both male and female.鈥 YAS,聽Phumzile, YAS!聽馃檶

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