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Angelina Jolie Opens All-Girls School in Afghanistan, Designs Jewelry to Fund Other Schools

Angelina Jolie Opens All-Girls School in Afghanistan, Designs Jewelry to Fund Other Schools

Angelina Jolie has opened an all-girls in the Kabul section of Afghanistan, E! News has confirmed.

The 37-year-old UNHCR Goodwill ambassador picked the area due to its high refugee population, and because it is a region that normally favors male education over female education. The school is already educating between 200 and 300 females and has had a major positive impact on the area.

Angelina has also released a statement that she plans to open more schools using funds from her very own jewelry line, which will soon be released in stores.

“Beyond enjoying the artistic satisfaction of designing these jewels, we are inspired by knowing our work is also serving the mutual goal of providing for children in need,” Angelina said.

The jewels will go on sale this week, and 100% of the proceeds will be donated to her new initiative, The Education Partnership for Children of Conflict.

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346 Responses to “Angelina Jolie Opens All-Girls School in Afghanistan, Designs Jewelry to Fund Other Schools”

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  1. 1
    Anna Says:

    She’s a good soul. So good to see people like her following Audrey Hepburn’s steps… They’re all good souls using their voice and money to change the world for good.

  2. 2
    Jean Says:

    Everything she does is well suceed. I think her jewelry line will sells like water.

  3. 3
    lurker Says:

    Amazing angie, love her

  4. 4
    Mandy Says:

    Lovely woman!

  5. 5
    Frame Says:

    Bravo!

  6. 6
    Janey Says:

    I absolutely adore her. These fake ass B in Hollywood who do just one ”good” thing in their life, like visiting a sick person in every 10 years should learn from her.

  7. 7
    team America-world police Says:

    Ang must know something we American’s don’t…like we are never leaving Afghanistan…should we?…these schools are history

  8. 8
    Phool Says:

    while one women is opening schools for young girls, giving them better future prospects, breaking barriers in society all the while another women is sending a senator her masculine photos just to remain relevant , wishing get well to a senator who doesn’t even know her personally as confirmed by his own spokes person, talk about giving the guy another stroke.
    ( Sen. Mark Kirk tweeted on Thursday, along with this photo of him looking at a photo of her. The autographed picture reads: “Get well soon!” A spokesman for the senator told us that “he doesn’t know her ” LMAO.

  9. 9
    Phool Says:

    God Bless Angelina Jolie such an inspirational young women leading the way for many to follow in the good deeds she does, she walks the walk and talks the talk .

  10. 10
    umm Says:

    Plenty of need right here where you were born.
    Ever been to Appalachia Angelina?

  11. 11
    Lili Says:

    She used to be a wild rebel girl. But she learn to use her pain to try to heal the world and – doing that – healing herself. She’s so mature and wise now. God bless her and her beautiful work. The world needs more people like that.

  12. 12
    andu Says:

    I love her!!!

  13. 13
    ZULU Says:

    Why would anybody be critical about how or where someone is charitable? Giving to others, especially truly unfortunate others is a good thing no matter who does it or where they do it. Grow up people! There is too much hating in the world already.

  14. 14
    Phool Says:

    ## team America-world police @ 04/02/2013
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    Troll you are NOT the spoke person for ANY Americans only YOURSELF, you FF b.iches still cant resist hating on a person that does good in helping others, the reality is that “you yourselves” are charity haters like Ticky then don’t say any thing and f..k off to her thread and spread the racist hate that you have in your black hearts and watch her buy furniture and skinny jeans for her bought boy i bet thats helping the economy or when she goes on meixcan holidays with her paid hens.

  15. 15
    wemp Says:

    http://reddysetbeauty.blogspot.com

  16. 16
    Fox Says:

    Good for her and God bless her and her family. It’s nice to see a celebrity using their status for something good. FYI Brad is one hot, sexy beast…yummy!!!

  17. 17
    Phool Says:

    She is providing children an opportunity to have an education I remember didnt angie open open an all-girls school in eastern Afghanistan in 2010?. God Bless her if that is so then this is Angies 2nd school that she has opened in Afghanistan.

  18. 18
    Janey Says:

    @Bradley: Why hate on her? She has been doing this for Gods knows how long. You should hate on these fake ass b@tches who just visit a sick child once in their lives and never do it again. Angelina is an AMAZING woman.

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    plez Says:

    Thanks Angelina for help girls get an education where none is offered.
    .
    @umm: Need? Give me a break. If a city can spend 1 million dollars on a bus stop than we have enough money to educate our kids. We just need to change of priorities of what is important in this country. Don’t blame that on Angelina.
    http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-505263_162-57576724/$1m-exposed-d.c.-area-bus-stop-leaves-straphangers-out-in-the-rain/

  20. 20
    Shaney Says:

    What a remarkable woman. Her tireless effort to help make the world a better place is so admirable and inspiring.

  21. 21
    Shreya Says:

    Wonderful woman – may god bless you and your family with peace and happiness…

  22. 22
    Isis Lara Says:

    This woman can do no wrong in my eyes! Bless her compassion, her time, her energy into making the world better. We are all guilty for not caring or doing anything.

  23. 23
    Phool Says:

    (I know its an old article but for those who think Angie just started doing good work for young girls and she helps every country in need including America as well so think again before you spread lies on her good name)

    Angelina Jolie Announces Commitments to Educate One Million Children Affected by Conflict
    September 26, 2007
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    Actress Angelina Jolie, the other half of the unfairly good-looking Jolie-Pitt juggernaut, announced at today’s Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) that members of the Education Partnership for Children of Conflict, which Jolie co-founded as part of a 2006 CGI commitment, has pledged to educate more than one million children whose lives have been irrevocably shaken by conflict around the world—including young people affected by Darfur genocide, girls and youth in rural Afghanistan, and other groups across Africa, Asia, Latin America, and the Middle East.
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    “Education can transform the lives of children in conflict, giving them the tools to create a better future for their families and their nations,” explained Jolie, who co-chairs the Education Partnership with Gene Sperling, Director of the Center for Universal Education at the Council on Foreign Relations. “This Partnership is putting words into action,” Jolie explained, “and demonstrating that even in the most difficult circumstances, every child can and should have a chance to learn.”In total, the Partnership’s commitments represent $148 million for the field of conflict education. They include:
    18 commitments from 19 organizations and individuals in 15 countries

    Commitments to improve educational opportunities for over one million conflict-affected children:
    Partnership commitments will provide 350,000 out-of-school children in conflict-affected regions an opportunity to attend school.

    Improve the learning environment, safety, materials and teacher quality of another 690,0000 children in conflict-affected regions.

    The commitments will assist 200,000 Iraqi refugee children.

    It will aid more than 300,000 children affected by the Darfur genocide.

    Also announced were commitments by the following organizations:
    The Valentino Achak Deng Foundation contributed $1.2 million to build a boarding school in Valentino’s home village in southern Sudan.

    UNICEF has teamed up with Microsoft, the International Rescue Committee, and Hewlett-Packard to launch a new $30 million distance-learning initiative that will help $150,000 displaced children, including children affected by the Iraq conflict and children in the occupied Palestinian territories.

    The International Rescue Committee is also committing to expand its field-tested Healing Classrooms Initiative to help 70,000 children in Afghanistan and 41,000 children affected by Darfur genocide.

    The Save the Children Alliance is committing to expand education programs in place like Jordan and Lebanon to serve Iraqi refugees; and in Darfur and in southern Sudan.

    The Sesame Workshop has committed to launch Sesame Street Afghanistan to teach Afghan children not only to read, but to understand words such as “tolerance” and “reconciliation.”

    American Jewish World Service has raised $2.2 million to support education in Darfur, Sri Lanka, Myanmar, and Guatemala.

    The Norwegian Refugee Council will expand its innovative accelerated learning programs to serve over 100,000 out-of-school youth in southern Sudan, as well as Iraqi refugees in Lebanon and Syria.

    The Children’s Investment Fund Foundation has committed an additional $3 million to help expand the IRC’s education work in northern Uganda.

    Unbound Philanthropy has committed to funding $500,00 in education projects developed through the Partnership.

  24. 24
    FF Says:

    Is Angelina giving? or are the suckers that buy her crappy jewelry building these schools.

  25. 25
    lylian Says:

    I am so Proud to be an Angelina Jolie fan! She’s a wonderful role model.

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