Emma Watson, Ban Ki-Moon attends the launch of the HeForShe Campaign at the United Nations on September 20, 2014 in New York City. (Steve Sands--WireImage)
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October 29, 2014 10:58 AM EDT

The Harry Potter star and new UN Women Goodwill ambassador will grace the cover of ELLEs feminism-themed December issue.

In a sneak-peak at the full interview from ELLE’s U.K. website, here’s what she has to say about feminism:

Watson also said her upbringing helped influence her ideas about feminism:

The British star made waves last month when she spoke at the UN He for She event about the importance of feminism for both women and men.

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Write to Charlotte Alter at charlotte.alter@time.com.

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