Angelina at the “UN Peacekeeping Summit”
Angelina is currently in Vancouver, Canada at the UN Peacekeeping Summit and she is the keynote speaker. She will be talking about the issues of sexual abuse and exploitation of women in conflict zones.
There is so many reasons to admire Angelina and one is her strength to keep fighting for women all over the world. <3 Angelina let the Canadian magazine, The Huffington Post to read some of her speech and you can read it in our press archive:
“It is on our television screens and in our newspapers. Why then, does nothing change?”
Angelina Jolie believes there are three myths as to why sexual violence — which the Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network defines as a “non-legal term that refers to crimes like sexual assault, rape, and sexual abuse” — still occurs in conflict zones and elsewhere, despite the advancements made around the world.
The 42-year-old actor, mother and Special Envoy of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees is giving a keynote speech in Vancouver today at the UN Peacekeeping Defence Ministerial Summit. HuffPost Canada got an exclusive first look at excerpts from her speech.