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British star Emma Watson has a lot to say about the upcoming U.S. presidential election.
The Harry Potter alum and vocal feminist turned to social media to publish powerful words on her thoughts about Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton's political race. Wishing she could vote for Hillary, Watson explained why it's more important than ever for women to vote.
"It has been excruciating to sit on the sidelines in the months leading up to this election," she writes. "Goodness, I wish I could cast a vote. We know one of the most reliable indicators of peace and prosperity, nationally and globally, is not a country's level of wealth, democracy, or ethno-religious identity; but how well its women and worlds are treated (Sex and World Peace by Valerie Hudson)."
Watson has previously spoken about women's rights, sexual assault on college campuses at the United Nations and even narrated a short documentary on gender equality. Her Twitter post further addresses those issues and also seemingly references Trump's alleged actions against women.
"In 2014, I tweeted Desmond Tutu's quote: ‘Men and boys, we show our manhood by how we treat our women.' The American men I know and love know this. They know that the way a man treats women can't be overlooked or brushed aside," she continues.
Even though Watson can't participate in the U.S. election, she encourages everyone to "decide the future."
"Regardless of our personal beliefs, it can't be denied that the result of the upcoming US presidential election will have ripple effects around the world and impact, in one way or another, the lives of millions and millions of people," she writes.
"You have real power to decide the future of generations to come."