Saturday, 13 June 2015

Angelina Jolie speaks on rape as warfare at African union summit

The Mr & Mrs Smith star shared a panel with the African Union Commission Chairwoman, Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, William Hague and other prominent delegates.
International famed actress, Angelina Jolie,has spoken about rape as a weapon of warfare at the ongoing African Union summit.


Jolie appeared at the summit in South Africa on Friday, June 12, 2015 as a United Nations special envoy on refugee issues where she was invited to speak on women and conflict and she also asked African representatives to support women’s rights.

In her words, 'Progress is slow, it is uneven, it is fragile and in some parts of the world it is being erased. Think what it would mean if the 54 nations of the African Union press as one toward full rights and opportunities for women, not just for this great continent but for the world,'she said.

The Mr & Mrs Smith star shared a panel with the African Union Commission Chairwoman,Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, former British Foreign Secretary, William Hague and other prominent delegates.

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