It’s footy finals time in Australia. But the biggest match-up this week didn’t involve two groups of men running into each other.
The real action was at the United Nations.
In the blue corner, Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop addressed the UN Climate Summit.
In the red corner, actor Emma Watson launched a United Nations equality campaign called HeForShe.
How did the Bishop vs Watson contest turn out?
Here’s 7 things we learnt from the two speeches.
Emma Watson wants everyone to help end gender inequality.
Julie Bishop wants everyone to help end climate change, especially countries other than Australia.
Emma Watson believes women should be involved on her behalf in the decisions and policies that affect her life.
Julie Bishop is the only woman in Tony Abbott’s Cabinet.
Emma Watson urged men to be advocates of change.
Julie Bishop spoke about climate change as Tony Abbott didn’t show up.
Emma Watson quoted Edmund Burke: “All that is needed for the forces of evil to triumph is for good men and women to do nothing.”
Julie Bishop said Australia would review its position on climate change based on what other countries do.
Emma Watson is trying to put her reputation as a witch behind her.
One of the women concluded by saying: “I am inviting you to step forward to be seen and to ask yourself, if not me, who? If not now, when?”
The other woman spoke about climate change.
Emma Watson has been attacked for trying to do something.
Julie Bishop has been attacked for not trying to do enough.
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