Angelina Jolie, the inspiration strikes again. Actress will join politicians to lead crucial talks in London...
Angelina Jolie is set to attend a global summit in London next year, where she’ll campaign for an incredible cause.
The Foreign Secretary, William Hague, announced the news, confirming that the Oscar-winning star would help to demand ‘justice and respect’ for victims of wartime rape.
The talks will work to end sexual violence in warzones, which Angelina helps to campaign against in her role as a UN special envoy for refugees.
Representatives from 137 counties, which have signed a British-led declaration, will join 2014 talks.
‘We intend it to be the largest summit ever staged on this issue,’ Hague said. ‘We want to bring the world to a point of no return, creating irreversible momentum towards ending warzone rape and sexual violence world-wide.’
The British politician also paid tribute to the inspiring mum-of-six, adding: ‘The United Kingdom has a set at all the world’s top tables of diplomacy – but this cannot be tackled by governments alone.
‘We have to chance attitudes world-wide, and her role is indispensable.
An estimated 400,000 rapes were systematically carried out in Rwanda and tens of thousands more in Bosnia, but only a handful of victims have seen their attackers brought to justice.
‘We will ask all the countered present to make real practical commitments,’ added Hague.
Angelina is currently working on her new film, Unbroken, in Australia, where she spent Thanksgiving with Brad Pitt and the kids.
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