Anne Hathaway Named Global Goodwill Ambassador for U.N. Women

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The new mom is taking a stand for all mothers around the world.

Anne Hathaway was just honored with what may be her most important role yet: Global Ambassador for U.N. Women. With her new title, the actress will work to battle injustices mothers around the world face every day. The organization announced the new mom will take on issues including unpaid leave, the wage gap, and accessing affordable child care.

“This year U.N. Women is driving hard to foster more positive mindsets and practical arrangements around workplaces that build and support equality for women,” U.N. Women executive director, Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka said in a statement. “Within moments of meeting Anne I realized that we had found our woman.”

Hathaway joins an esteemed list of celebrities who has held the same position, including Angelina Jolie and Emma Watson.

“I feel honored and inspired by this opportunity to aid in advancing gender equality,” Hathaway said in a statement. “Significant progress has already been made but it is time that we collectively intensify our efforts and ensure that true equality is finally realized.”