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Angelina Jolie, UK’s William Hague, host summit on sexual violence in wars

Angelina Jolie, UK’s William Hague, host summit on sexual violence in wars

June 10, – Angelina Jolie appealed for a change in attitude on sexual violence in conflict Tuesday, bringing the power of her celebrity to an international summit on a topic she said has been taboo for too long. Opening the four-day London summit, the Hollywood star and United Nations envoy spoke with passion and conviction, […]

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Taliban shooting survivor speaks in ‘I Am Malala’

Taliban shooting survivor speaks in ‘I Am Malala’

Oct 08, –   Today she’s the world-famous survivor of a Taliban assassination attempt, an activist for girls’ education — and a contender to win the Nobel Peace Prize later this week. It’s easy to forget she is still a teenager, and now a long way from home. A year ago, Malala Yousafzai was a […]

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Jolie to direct film in Australia

Jolie to direct film in Australia

Oct 01, –  The World War II movie is only Jolie’s second foray into directing, after the critically-acclaimed 2011 movie “Land of Blood and Honey”, and the actress has been in Sydney with her children in recent weeks scouting locations. Hollywood A-lister Angelina Jolie will direct her new film “Unbroken” in Australia, using Sydney and […]

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Angelina Jolie urges intl. community for more aid in Syria crisis

Angelina Jolie urges intl. community for more aid in Syria crisis

June 19, AP – Jolie, who is UNHCR special envoy for refugee affairs, visited the Jordan-Syria border overnight accompanied by head of UN High Commissioner for Refugees Antonio Guterres. Oscar-winning actress Angelina Jolie urged the international community to boost aid to Syrian refugees hit by what she called “the worst humanitarian crisis of the 21st […]

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