"You break the mould ...and then there's a huge amount of work that goes into addressing all that needs to be addressed", she said, adding that quotes could be brought into place for women and minorities in films and television.
The actor also spoke out against shows who didn't offer both female and male leads equal pay.
Elsewhere in the conversation, Clarke discussed changing directors mid-way through the "Solo" shoot and the final season of "Thrones", which she is in the middle of filming as the steel-willed Daenerys Targaryen. "It will be what none of us thinks it will be", Clarke said.
Thunderstorm, squalls likely in north India today
At several places, high-velocity winds of over 100mph uprooted trees, electricity poles, and affected rail, air and road services. At least one person was killed and 13 injured in the dust storm that hit the national capital in the early hours of Wednesday.
The 31-year-old wowed wearing an off-the-shoulder dress which skimmed the floor at the premiere of Solo: A Star Wars Story.
"I never felt as a girl I couldn't do anything I wanted to do", she said.
Emilia Clarke paid a special ode to her Game of thrones character with her red carpet look at Cannes. "Are you telling me there's another option, that there's a weak option?" she said.
"It was my first job and I was not discriminated against because I was a woman, in my pay check".
1 dead, 3 injured in sword attack in Indonesia
The police earlier disclosed that 8 militants with a white minivan launched the attacks. Last year, a suicide bombing at a bus station in Jakarta killed three police officers.
She supports United States actress Frances McDormand's rousing Oscars call for clauses imposing quotas for diversity in film casts and crews.
"We can say 'Hey guys, on a really basic level you haven't filled your quota so hi, I'm here to fill your quota!'".
Emilia also admitted she's "sad" to be leaving the show after starring on it since the beginning in 2011.
Clarke gets emotional with the thought of the show coming to end.
With few options, Iran and Europe try to save nuclear deal
Iran's Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei has already said that Israel won't exist in 25 years if it continues to destabilize the region. She conceded that "it is certainly anything but ideal" and acknowledged that there are many other issues of concern with Iran .
Emilia Clarke is sick and exhausted of being asked about how it feels to play "a strong woman". "You think a lead in a movie is gonna be a weak woman?". "Enough already with the strong women, please let's just be women".