Emma Watson pays homage to Savita Halappanavar

Updated:4 months, 2 weeks ago IST

New Delhi, Oct 01 (ANI): The Harry Potter star, in an open letter to Indian dentist Savita Halappanavar, paid respects to her. Savita, herself a doctor had died at an Irish hospital following a septic miscarriage after being denied an abortion. The Eighth Amendment in the Irish constitution prohibited the abortion.Watson, also the UN Women Goodwill Ambassador, said that her death empowered the Irish activists to change Irish abortion laws and fight for reproductive justice all over the world.

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