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Angelina Jolie Joins Foreign Secretary William Hague for Day Two of Global Summit!

Angelina Jolie Joins Foreign Secretary William Hague for Day Two of Global Summit!

Angelina Jolie steps out looking gorgeous as she attends day two of the Global Summit to End Sexual Violence in Conflict at ExCel on Wednesday (June 11) in London, England.

The 39-year-old actress and humanitarian is co-hosting the four day conference alongside frequent collaborator, Foreign Secretary William Hague.

PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Angelina Jolie

The day before, Angelina rocked an all white ensemble to speak on stage during the opening of the Summit Fringe – Check out the highlights from day one below!


Global Summit to End Sexual Violence in Conflict [Day 1 Highlights]

FYI: Angelina is wearing a Michael Kors blouse and pants.

10+ pictures inside of Angelina Jolie at the conference to end sexual violence…

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  • bap

    Angelina looks lovely today with gray slacks and white blouse, very sheik.

  • CarrieFromBelgium

    Angie,you could wear some outfits who fit!

  • bap

    Carrie Angelina likes clothes, but not into them. Carrie that’s her priorities. If women would focus less on vanity and more on helping their surroundings it would be a better world.

    Angelina can dress as a bum and still look beautiful.

  • AWHODAT!

    Fabulous!
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    I guess I’m first! Now thats a first. lol

  • Manis

    Beautiful inside out like always

  • Cupcake

    Love what Angie wearing .. Lovely classy and elegant.

  • Amy

    So proud to be your fan Angie 😘💋

  • AWHODAT!

    Uh-oh…….guess i should know better than to think that nasty stinky swine wouldnt be hanging around, waiting for a new Angie thread. The nasty b!tches cant help themselves. They luuuuuuuuuuuve the JP even more than the fans.
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    Hey bap……….dont engage with the cochon. When you get in a sty with nasty filthy swine you only end up with cr@p all over you while it wallows in its natural habitat.

  • Phool.

    i was posting on last thread so transfering posts here
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    Adam Blenford‏@adamblenford11m
    Angelina Jolie + #LRA survivor Esther Atim @end_svc event – Esther, 20, was taken at 9 and held for 3 yrs #TimeToAct pic.twitter.com/OhddHug677
    https://twitter.com/adamblenford/status/476687318813016064/photo/1

  • Angie

    Repost
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    CNN International PR ‏@CNNprUK 24 mins
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    On #Amanpour @ 7pm BST/8pm CET: Angelina Jolie & William Hague on the campaign to end sexual violence in conflict
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    https://pbs.twimg.com/media/Bp1-0RLCEAA-z62.jpg:large
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    Watch the @camanpour interview with Angelina Jolie & @WilliamJHague in full at 8pm CET & throughout the day on @CNNI
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    Angelina Jolie and William Hague meet with David Cameron
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    http://www.dailymail.co.uk/video/news/video-1099240/Angelina-Jolie-William-Hague-meet-David-Cameron.html

  • Phool.

    Getty Images VIPVerified account‏@GettyVIP44m
    Angelina Jolie in culottes at Global Summit to end sexual violence in conflict #timetoact http://bitly.com/1l7P0Ye pic.twitter.com/Um75roOYlP
    https://twitter.com/GettyVIP/status/476680265608474624/photo/1

  • Angie

    Repost
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    An artwork project presented by War Child UK, UN Special Envoy Angelina Jolie and fashion designer Stella McCartney.
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    The Draw Me to Safety art project was launched in London at the Global Summit To End Sexual Violence in Conflict.
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    Its aim is to use art created by children from across the UK and conflict-affected countries to promote messages about what the concept of safety means to different children today.
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    The initiative will engage 8-15 years olds in the UK and in conflict-affected countries on the issues facing children in war; asking young people to create artwork answering the question ‘What makes you feel safe?’
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    Stella McCartney will then create an exclusive fashion product inspired by children’s drawings.
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    Proceeds will go directly to War Child UK helping us to protect children in some of the most dangerous war zones in the world.
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    Some early entires created by children from War Child programmes in conflict zones were exhibited at the Global Summit where they were reviewed by Ms Jolie, Ms McCartney and Polline Okello, a survivor from Uganda who was abducted aged 12 (right).
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    This project offers children in the UK the chance to show solidarity with children in conflict-affected countries.
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    All appropriate submissions will be displayed online highlighting both the similarities and differences in the concepts of safety across the world.
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    “I hope that this campaign will encourage people to think about conflict from the perspective of children. It has been very eye opening and moving to see all the different ways in which children illustrate safety. ”
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    Angelina Jolie, UN Special Envoy
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    “This project is about young people standing with children affected by conflict. Children see the world with clarity and honesty.
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    “War Child UK and I are excited to share their insights through art that will raise awareness and encourage the world to do more to protect children from war.”
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    Stella McCartney
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    http://www.warchild.org.uk/draw-me-to-safety

  • Phool.

    New Photos:
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    Global Summit To End Sexual Violence In Conflict
    Caption:LONDON, ENGLAND – JUNE 11: Angelina Jolie attends the Global Summit to End Sexual Violence in Conflict at ExCel on June 11, 2014 in London, England.
    http://www.gettyimages.co.uk/detail/news-photo/angelina-jolie-attends-the-global-summit-to-end-sexual-news-photo/450422914

  • Phool.

    Caption:LONDON, ENGLAND – JUNE 10: UN Special Envoy and actress Angelina Jolie prepares to pose for a photograph with British Prime Minster David Cameron outside Number 10 Downing Street after having attended the Global Summit To End Sexual Violence In Conflict at the ExCeL centre on June 10, 2014 in London, England.
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    http://www.gettyimages.co.uk/detail/news-photo/special-envoy-and-actress-angelina-jolie-prepares-to-pose-news-photo/450382890

  • Angie

    Repost
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    11:00 Former Secretary of State Hilary Clinton sends a video message to the Opening Plenary earlier today
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    https://www.flickr.com/photos/foreignoffice/14395701472/in/set-72157644627983108
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    Foreign Office Flickr
    https://www.flickr.com/photos/foreignoffice/sets/72157644627983108/

  • Phool.

    Global Summit To End Sexual Violence In Conflict
    Caption:LONDON, ENGLAND – JUNE 11: William Hague and Angelina Jolie attend the Global Summit To End Sexual Violence In Conflict at ExCel on June 11, 2014 in London, England
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    http://www.gettyimages.co.uk/detail/news-photo/william-hague-and-angelina-jolie-attend-the-global-summit-news-photo/450422900

  • Phool.
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  • Phool.

    Caption:LONDON, ENGLAND – JUNE 11: UN Special Envoy and actress Angelina Jolie attends the Global Summit To End Sexual Violence In Conflict on June 11, 2014 in London, England.
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    http://www.gettyimages.co.uk/detail/news-photo/special-envoy-and-actress-angelina-jolie-attends-the-global-news-photo/450424006

  • Phool.

    What it is to be A Woman?
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    By Victor Cherubim Published On:Wednesday, June 11, 2014
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    ( June 11, 2014, London, Sri Lanka Guardian) “It is not human to be a woman, but that is what we expect in war, to be called a woman. In the hierarchical structure in society, male dominance empowers life. Man is not only perceived as a symbol of patriotism, but conflict is the driver for his power. This is what it means to be a man, to be both patriotic and in conflict. Thus violence breeds man to overpower woman, in every part of the world.” So said Keedi of ABAAD, an organisation dedicated to the advancement and empowerment of women in Lebanon, at the landmark global summit to “End Sexual Violence in Conflict”.

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    This three day event, 10-12 June 2014,of world men and women leaders was co-hosted by William Hague, British Foreign Secretary and Hollywood star, Angelina Jolie, Special Envoy of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees at Excel Centre, Docklands. London.
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    The background on this summit is to translate the April 2013 G8 “Declaration on Preventing Sexual Violence in Conflict”, followed by the launch of the UN General Assembly Declaration of Commitment of September 2013, backed by 150 nations, including Sri Lanka, to shatter the culture of sexual violence, increase the support for survivors and start changing the ground situation in most affected countries. Within a span of nine months real progress at grassroots international level is seen, in engaging the public to participate with over 160 events and the attendance of over 100 countries.
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    “We want to encourage men to speak out, “said William Hague, “to agree that it is only a weak or inadequate man who abuses women. It is not a sign of strength, it is the ultimate weakness and shame.”
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    “We will come after you” says Jolie
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    At the opening, actress and campaigner, Angelina Jolie said that the conference sends out a clear message, round the world, to those who abuse women, “in answer to the grievances of girls kidnapped in Nigeria, wives stoned in Pakistan and women raped in many war zones. You see how women are treated and abused. No you can’t and we will come after you.”
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    “Politicians alone with their poor standing on social media and their narrow processes cannot shift the dial on social change. But social change cannot happen without them. Legislation matters, Governments must be involved as well as the people.”
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    She gave the impression that she will work on this, for as long as it takes. She understood her power base and was also pragmatic about it. But stated she is determined to use it to change global attitudes to gender issues in war.
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    The victims of war
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    In the various panel discussions at the summit, the norms of Manhood and Gender Relations were examined. The general consensus was to stop violence before it begins. Communities must undertake to study the root causes and design strategies of prevention. In most cases, changing deeply ingrained gender norms and attitudes become necessary, particularly in discussions engaging men in preventing violence against women.
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    “The world makes violent men. Violence is a learned behaviour.” The suggestion is that you can beat violence through innovation, collaboration, contribution of resources, skills training, networking and influence. The data collected and available is that children, in particular girls, make up a significant number of survivors of sexual violence in many conflicts. Adolescent girls are most vulnerable due to a combination of their gender, age, religion and discriminatory social norms that affect their lives. This has been demonstrated recently in Syria, where the threat of sexual violence has been a major contributor to displacement as families flee the conflict. Unfortunately, an additional consequence has been, we were informed, an increase in early and forced marriages and “refugee” girls trafficking among others.
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    “Men are the big mystery”
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    All over the world, men are the big mystery. Men commit sexual violence for a variety of reasons or for no apparent reason. Discriminatory social norms, like honour and shame, the restrictions on access to public space as well as public resources, community intent, the perception of religious beliefs and not religion as such, the fallacy of men being the stronger of the sexes, environment and school upbringing, all contribute to a false identity of man as the protector and guardian of women. When there is no apparent reason for sexual violence, power is the hidden motive. These manifest differently in different socio-cultural and political contexts and change3 distinctly within conflicts. Here it is well to remember, that our conflict in Sri Lanka seemed to be rather different to recent conflicts around different nations in the world. This perhaps, was in at least one salient feature of conflict, the ferocity and exuberance of anger. This may be debatable.
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    Is violence preventable?
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    The underlying theme of the summit is to examine ways and means of prevention of “Sexual Violence in Conflict”. Sexual violence committed in conflict cannot be divorced from unequal power relations between men and women in peacetime. Ending sexual violence in conflict requires challenging gender inequality in peacetime. Empowering girls and women to resist violence, whether it is physical, verbal/psychological, sexual or economic, is one part of the equation, whilst to access justice and support when it does occur, is the other part of prevention.
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    Shortcut to: http://www.srilankaguardian.org/2014/06/what-it-is-to-be-woman.html

  • Phool.

    Where is sexual violence happening in conflict zones?
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    10 June 2014 at 17:40
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    Angelina Jolie is in London heading up a summit on the use of rape as a weapon in war. Newsbeat takes a look at where this is happening across the world and on what scale. Sexual violence is under reported because of risks to survivors and witnesses as well as the people they confide in like human rights groups and journalists.
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    Therefore it’s hard to get accurate data. WHO estimate that 150 million women and girls are raped every year in conflict zones. 73 million men and boys.
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    So where is it happening right now?
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    On what scale is this happening?
    Because victims are often too afraid to come forward figures aren’t often available until after a conflict has ended and are usually based on estimates. These figures from a 2013 United Nations report give some kind of idea of the scale of the problem.
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    Rwanda 1994 – between 100,000 and 250,000 women were raped during the three months of genocide there.
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    Sierra Leone 1991-2002 – UN agencies estimate that more than 60,000 women were raped during the civil war.
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    Liberia 1989-2003 – more than 40,000 women involved in sexual violence
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    Democratic Republic of the Congo since 1998 – at least 200,000 victims.
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    Former Yugoslavia 1992-1995 – up to 60,000 victims.
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    Shortcut to: http://www.bbc.co.uk/newsbeat/27779468

  • Phool.

    Cyprus joins global event to end sexual violence in conflict
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    Wednesday, 11 June, 2014

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    Cyprus made its voice heard on Wednesday in a global event, with an aim to drive change on the ground regarding sexual violence in conflict, by shattering the culture of impunity that surrounds these crimes, providing more support to survivors, and shifting the stigma of shame from victims to perpetrators.
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    Over 145 countries, 100 NGOs and members of the public are gathering at the Excel Centre London from June 10 to 13 in the Global Summit to End Sexual Violence in Conflict.

    The event in Cyprus was hosted by the British High Commission in Nicosia. Speaking at the event, High Commissioner Matthew Kidd said that `any community, and that includes Cyprus, that has faced conflict has faced also cases of sexual violence in conflict and knows some of the consequences that that can have, short term and then long term`.
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    `So we wanted today to do our part to reflect and echo the messages of the big summit meeting that is happening today in London, including with the presence of the Defence Minister from here, to look at what can be done to uproot sexual violence from conflict situations`, Kidd said.
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    He added that `we want to try to build up awareness of it here to try to encourage people here in Cyprus also to make their voice be heard, give their attention to it, show them too that it is time to act`.
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    In remarks projected at the event, Foreign Secretary William Hague said `sexual violence in conflict is a global issue`, adding that `it is not confined to one region, it has marked nearly every major conflict in our lifetime, and it has affected millions of women, children, and men`.

    `But around the world, the appalling crime has been committed in conditions of almost complete impunity, with only a handful of successful prosecutions ever taking place. I believe that we can and must eradicate the horrors of war zone sexual violence once and for all, but to do that we need global action and local leadership`, he pointed out.
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    Hague noted that the Summit is `the biggest meeting of its kind ever held`, adding that `governments, civil society, the media, military, judiciary and the public are all taking part`.

    `We are discussing practical steps that will create real change, shattering the culture of impunity that surrounds these crimes, providing more support to victims, shifting the stigma of shame from the victims to the perpetrators, and launching a new international protocol to overcome one of the greatest barriers to justice, which is the lack of evidence`, he said.
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    He added that he wanted `the world to look back at the Global Summit as the moment that global public opinion joined together with a surge of political will to end the impunity that surrounds rape and sexual violence in conflict, so that in the future, far from any judge or prosecutor or law, any man in a conflict zone will think twice before ordering or committing rape`.

    Hague noted that `we must now work together with a new focus and determination to remove this terrible weapon from the world`s arsenal of cruelty`, adding that `by taking up this cause we are shouldering a responsibility that our world has avoided for too long and, having taken it up, now we must never set it down again`.

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    He also encouraged everyone to join the online conversation on #TimeToAct.

    In remarks also projected at the event, the UN High Commissioner for Refugees Special Envoy Angelina Jolie said sexual violence in conflict is `a crime like no other`.

    `It is hard to document, let alone investigate. It is so destructive it can lay waste to entire communities. Perpetrators do not discriminate, because these crimes are not about sex, but violence, terror and control. Adults and children of both sexes have been made to suffer the horrors of sexual violence in conflicts all over the world. The thought of someone attacking and raping a child is hard to imagine, but a huge number of victims are very young girls and boys`, Jolie said.

    She added that her hope was that `this Summit will be the moment the world takes practical steps to end impunity and enable survivors to receive better support`.
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    `This is no easy task because for many people sexual violence carries a corrosive after effect that lasts a lifetime – shame. The shame of being disowned by your family on top of trauma you have experienced, the stigma of being identified as a survivor of rape, the injustice of seeing the attacker flaunt the freedom they should have been denied by a judge. We must end this impunity because that is the only way that justice can be served and lives can be rebuilt`, Jolie pointed out.

    Speaking at the event, Representative of the UNHCR Damtew Dessalegne referred to conflict zones and the horrors experienced by victims, noting that `in all these conflict and displacement situations, rape and sexual violence are a key component of wars their aftermath`.

    He also pointed out that sexual violence is not committed for satisfaction `but as a strategic weapon of war to intimidate parties to the conflict by destroying the identity, dignity and social fabric of families and communities`.

    During the event, various perspectives of the issue were presented, and personal testimonies were read out. — (KYPE)
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    Shortcut to: http://famagusta-gazette.com/cyprus-joins-global-event-to-end-sexual-violence-in-conflict-p23918-69.htm

  • Tree

    Can anyone tell me if this event is organized every year or did Angie start this up this year?

  • bap

    Phool when you commented on David Cameron needs to look into camera not on Angelina, it is funny.

    Also you comments on Angelina’s Marilyn Monroe stance very true.

  • Angie

    Foreign Office Youtube
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    Tour of the Fringe and Fringe opening ceremony
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    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3xfI7uvp2K0
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    UN Special Envoy Angelina Jolie and Stella McCartney visit the Fringe
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    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n_BTy8o6XsE

  • Phool.

    Wartime Rape Can Be Stopped, Clinton Tells Sexual Assault Conference
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    Filed: 6/11/14 at 6:35 AM | Updated: 6/11/14 at 7:32 AM
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    Clinton joined the conference by way of a video message Zoë Schlanger Former U.S. Secretary of State and likely 2016 presidential contender Hillary Clinton brought a message of hope to global summit on sexual violence in conflict held in London on Wednesday by way of a recorded video message broadcast to a room of hundreds of foreign ministers, human rights professionals, and United Nations staff.
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    “Rape and other forms of sexual violence are not inevitable in war, and we can end this scourge. When women’s bodies become battlefields, when children are mutilated and sold into sexual slavery, when men are dehumanized, we can not and must not sit idly by,” Clinton said. “Instead, we must act and we must unite to have the most affect of our actions, to be resolute in preventing the crimes associated with sexual violence in conflict, and addressing the needs of victims who demand justice and deserve support, not stigma.”
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    Clinton repeatedly commended her “friend and colleague” the British Foreign Secretary William Hague for co-hosting the summit with actress Angelina Jolie.
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    “William Hague has demonstrated unwavering leadership on this issue. He understands that it is ultimately about protecting individuals and promoting international security,” Clinton said.
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    The three-day event, which includes expert panels and discussions with delegates from 115 countries, comes after a two year-long collaboration between Hague and Jolie. Their efforts produced a declaration, now signed by about 150 countries, that pledged to end impunity for wartime rape. But critics worry that for all the discussion and pledge-signing, little concrete change has surfaced, even in countries that have signed the declaration.
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    Nigeria, for example, signed on to the campaign. But Sanam Naraghi, a gender and security expert and U.N. advisor, questions the worth of that signature in light of the government’s slow response to the recent Boko Haram kidnapping. “While the girls remain missing, media reports are linking some members of the Nigerian military to Boko Haram,” Naraghi writes.
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    “The engagement of certain countries with bad track records on addressing violence against women puts the very credibility of this campaign at risk.”
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    Clinton, in her video message, acknowledged that the worth of this week’s meetings depends upon whether or not international stamina on the subject continues.
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    “I know this will require persistence, determination, cooperation, innovation, and commitment. But I am confident that by working together as government leaders, civil society activists, humanitarian professionals, scholars, students, business owners, men and women young and old alike, we can and we will make a difference,” she said. “Do not lose heart. This is an historic opportunity and you are the people to help us seize it.”

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    Shortcut to:http://www.newsweek.com/wartime-rape-can-be-stopped-clinton-tells-sexual-assault-conference-254436

  • AWHODAT!

    I dont post on cb…..in fact i dont post on any other site but huffpo & jj…….but i visit many news and entertainment sites etc and read some of the comments.
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    On cb right now theyve just posted a thread about Angie’s Day 2 at the Summit and the op-ed she co-wrote with hague. And this is the comment from a poster:
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    Mari says:
    June 11, 2014 at 7:49 am
    I can’t get behind this 100% for various reasons……but an interesting thing I’ll say is that a substantial amount of people seem to believe that getting raped is worse than being murdered and I find that thought process horrifically wrong. I’m sure 99% of decent mothers would LOVE to be raped rather than murdered if it means they can be around to raise their children even just for one more day.”
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    SRSLY? Is this b!tch for real? She believes 99% of mothers would LOVE TO BE RAPED???? i dont care how she tries to qualify it….she says women would LOVE TO BE RAPED!!!!!!!
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    Please go over there and teach that nasty hateful subhuman a lesson or two.

  • Angie

    Foreign Office Youtube
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    Baroness Warsi opening experts day at the Global Summit to End Sexual Violence
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    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=18F9DWRXaB0
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    Cosmopolitan UK ‏@CosmopolitanUK 23m
    Angelina Jolie and William Hague meeting Sunday, Esther and Jane – survivors of the conflict in Uganda #timetoact
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    https://twitter.com/CosmopolitanUK/status/476695050345517056/photo/1

  • Phool.

    International law can be deployed to tackle rape in war
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    Wednesday 11 June 2014
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    Rape – it is all too easy to say – goes hand in hand with war. Conventional wisdom notes that, for as long as wars have been fought, sexual violence has featured in them. Men with guns are hard to control. That the level of rape in conflict zones does not appear to have fallen since 1945, when the Nuremberg trials labelled it a crime against humanity, points to the stubborn depravity of man, and the difficulty of bringing perpetrators to justice.
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    Yesterday a global summit began in London with the aim of changing that narrative. The task is unquestionably a steep one. Within the last two decades alone hundreds of thousands of women have been victims of sexual violence. Foreign Secretary William Hague, a leading figure at the summit, acknowledges it is an uphill struggle: “If anything, this is getting worse.”
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    Yet in the belief that measures can be taken to limit the scourge of sexual violence, Mr Hague is not mistaken. It will, of course, never be eradicated. But recent studies paint a more nuanced picture of rape’s prevalence in times of war. Not all military forces commit such crimes. Though levels of rape are staggeringly high in the war-torn Democratic Republic of Congo, a survey of all African conflicts between 1989 and 2009 concluded that only 26 per cent of armed groups were reported to have engaged in sexual violence. So what can be done to make soldiers on the front lines think twice?
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    An International Protocol is to be launched to standardise the kind of evidence needed for a case to be brought to court. This will lead to more convictions. So too would a proposal to hold commanders legally responsible for the behaviour of their troops. The law can – and must – make it harder to get away with rape
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    http://www.independent.co.uk/voices/editorials/international-law-can-be-deployed-to-tackle-rape-in-war-9522983.html

  • Phool.

    #Tree @ 06/11/2014 at 8:15 am
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    Hi Tree
    This Event started this year, as seeing the turnout I guess its the beginning of more to come hopefully.But the backlog of work started 2 years ago by Angie and Mr Hugue

  • Phool.

    Watch Angelina Jolie’s moving speech against sexual violence in conflict
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    Wednesday, Jun 11 2014, 10:15 BST
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    Angelina Jolie has delivered a powerful speech against sexual violence in conflict at the current global summit.
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    The four-day event is taking place at London’s ExCeL conference centre, and is the biggest of its kind to ever be held.
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    The Maleficent actress addressed more than 300 international government ministers during her speech. She said: “It is a myth that rape is an inevitable part of conflict. There is nothing inevitable about it. It is a weapon of war aimed at civilians.”
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    She continued: “This whole subject has been taboo for far too long. War zone rape is a crime that thrives on silence and denial.
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    “The stigma harms survivors and causes feelings of shame and worthlessness. It feeds ignorance, such as the notion that rape has anything to do with normal sexual impulses.
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    “But most of all, it allows the rapist to get away with it. They feel above the law because the law rarely touches them and society tolerates them.”
    Jolie, a special envoy for the UN High Commissioner for Refugees, recently joined British foreign secretary William Hague for the opening day of the event.
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    The pair have been working closely on the government initiative aimed at tackling sexual violence in war zones for the last two years.
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    Hague said that the UK will pledge a further £6 million ($10 million) to help survivors of sexual violence in conflict.
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    Jolie also teamed up with fashion designer friend Stella McCartney and War Child UK to launch a new campaign called ‘Draw Me to Safety’. The campaign aims to highlight the plight of children living in war zones. 

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    Read more: http://www.digitalspy.co.uk/showbiz/news/a576934/watch-angelina-jolies-moving-speech-against-sexual-violence-in-conflict.html#~oGSzf0a2EN6all#ixzz34KiLkLjS

  • Phool.

    @Rose
    @ndn
    @Bizzy Bee
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    I have posted to you all its on the last thread i think on the last page or so.

  • Phool.

    Maleficent -Total as of Jun. 9, 2014
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    Domestic: $132,223,097
    + Foreign: $208,100,000
    ________________________________________
    = Worldwide: $340,323,097

  • lurking

    For the life of me, why this woman can not wear a bra to attend this important event is beyond me…you can see her nipp les showing through her sheer blouse even with camisole underneath…does she ever look in the mirror at all…And her greasy oily skin…I can understand she downplays her beauty..but please put some face powder on…

  • @Tree

    @Tree: UK Secretary of State William Hague started this after seeing ITLOBAH and then talking to Angelina and doing research on the problem.

  • Phool.

    Angelina Jolie in sit-down interview tonight with Christiane Amanpour on CNN International at 20:00.

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    Wednesday, June 11, 2014
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    Angelina Jolie will be doing a sit-down interview with Christiane Amanpour tonight (Wednesday) on Amanpour on CNN International at 20:00 (South African time).
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    Yesterday Angelina Jolie and William Hague, the United Kingdom’s foreign secretary, launched a fight against wartime rape at a four day summit in London – the largest of its kind yet.
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    “This whole subject has been taboo for far too long. Warzone rape is a crime that thrives on silence and denial,” said Angelina Jolie, according to Britain’s The Independent. “Survivors suffer under a stigma which causes feelings of shame and worthlessness”.
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    “Rapists feel above the law, because the law rarely touches them and society tolerates them,” said Angelina Jolie.
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    “This evil will continue, ruing the lives of millions of people, unless we make this summit a turning point. We must send a message around the world that there is no disgrace in being a survivor of sexual violence, that the shame is with the aggressor”.
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    According to The Guardian the conference aims to draw up an international agreement on standards for documenting and investigating sexual violence in conflict zones in an attempt to ensure justice for victims.
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    Campaigners are also pressing for armies to be trained to prevent sexual violence in conflict zones and for more support for survivors.
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    Angelina Jolie said that she wanted to dedicate the conference to a rape victim she recently interviewed in Bosnia, who felt so humiliated by what had happened to her that she could not even tell her own son, reports the BBC.

    “She felt that having had no justice for her particular crime, in her particular situation, and having seen the actual man who raped her on the streets free, she really felt abandoned by the world. This day is for her.”
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    http://teeveetee.blogspot.co.uk/2014/06/angelina-jolie-in-sit-down-interview.html

  • Phool.
  • bap

    You Angelina and Stella McCartney have a lot in common, they both lost their mother to cancer.

  • anustin

    good pretty morning to you,phool.thank you for all the news and links.

  • ndn

    Good morning Phool…and fellow JP fans….
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    Just about to leave the house but decided to check JJ for new pics for day 2 of the summit….
    Angie looks great in the white blouse and grey pant…so proud of our girl Phool…she walks the talk and puts her heart and soul in this important subject…and her eloquent opening speech has moved me to tears…
    I don’t doubt the summit will be a success…Brad and the kids must be so proud of what is doing…
    Thanks for your post Phool…I know you must be busy but you have taken the time answering to each poster…what a wonderful friend you are…Things are bit quieter now that month end is over…I got 2 books of Federal and State taxation over the weekend…not the bedtime reading mind you…but it sure makes you fall to sleep easily…lol…
    Well…gtg…have a nice day Phool and thanks again for your updates as usual…

  • Phool.

    Angelina Jolie: Rape in war is not inevitable, shame is on the aggressor
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    By Laura Smith-Spark, CNNJune 10, 2014 — Updated 1518 GMT (2318 HKT)
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    London (CNN) — “It is a myth that rape is an inevitable part of conflict. There’s nothing inevitable about it. It is a weapon of war aimed at civilians. It has nothing to do with sex, everything to do with power.”
    So said Hollywood star Angelina Jolie on Tuesday in London, as she opened the biggest summit of its kind aimed at ending the scourge of sexual violence in conflict.
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    The four-day Global Summit to End Sexual Violence in Conflict, hosted by the UK government, will bring together representatives of more than 100 countries, as well as hundreds more experts, survivors, faith leaders, and staffers from NGOs and international organizations.
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    According to the U.N. children’s agency, UNICEF, more than 150 million young girls and 73 million boys experience sexual violence every year, and children in conflict-affected countries are the most vulnerable.
    Yet shockingly few perpetrators are ever prosecuted or convicted.
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    Jolie called for the international community to put priority on efforts to hold those responsible for sexual violence to account. And she said it was time to end a culture of silence and denial that helps war zone rape to thrive, and means that the rapists rarely face justice. “They feel above the law because the law rarely touches them and society tolerates them,” she said. “We must send a message around the world that there is no disgrace in being a survivor of sexual violence — that the shame is on the aggressor.”
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    ‘Shatter impunity’
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    The summit organizers have four main aims: ending the culture of impunity by agreeing on an international protocol for documenting and investigating sexual violence in conflict zones; taking practical steps to protect women, including by training soldiers and peacekeepers; increasing support for survivors and human rights activists; and achieving a “seismic shift” in attitudes so that the problem is recognized and tackled globally.
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    “We need to shatter that impunity and make justice the norm, not the exception, for these crimes,” Jolie said.
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    “I have met survivors from Afghanistan to Somalia and they are just like us, with one crucial difference: We live in safe countries, with doctors we can go to when we’re hurt, police we can turn to when we’re wronged and institutions that protect us.”
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    It is up to everyone to help make this summit a turning point, Jolie said, and to work across borders, governments and religious faiths to bring an end to the use of rape and sexual violence in war.
    “We really can do it,” she said.
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    Speaking alongside Jolie, with whom he launched the campaign to end sexual violence in conflict two years ago, UK Foreign Secretary William Hague pledged another £6 million ($10 million) from the UK government to help support survivors.
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    “We want people around the world to understand the scale of the problem and the urgent need for action, to recognize the damage it does to international peace and security and to be mobilized and inspired to work within their societies and with us to bear down on this terrible injustice,” he said.
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    Time to act
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    UNICEF called on those at the summit, which runs until Friday, to agree on “concrete measures” to protect children in conflict from rape and abuse. Its own figures give an idea of the scale of the problem.
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    According to UNICEF, about 40% of Congolese women are believed to have been subjected to some form of sexual violence at some point in their lives, while in the most recent conflict in South Sudan, rape has been used by both sides of the conflict during fighting.
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    During the 1994 genocide in Rwanda, an estimated 250,000 to 500,000 women survived rape, UNICEF says, while an estimated 20,000 to 50,000 women were raped during the war in Bosnia and Herzegovina in the early 1990s.
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    In an online post, the agency recounts the “sadly typical” story of a woman in Goma in the Democratic Republic of the Congo whose daughter, born from rape, was called a witch and herself raped, at age 6, by her 14-year-old cousin.
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    Amnesty International
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    Also said it was “time to deliver” on the ambitious goal of ending violence against women in conflict — and the broader but related problem of gender inequality.
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    Pope Francis
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    The head of the Roman Catholic Church, added his voice to those calling for change.
    “Let us pray for all victims of sexual violence in conflict, and those working to end this crime,” he tweeted Tuesday, using the hashtag #TimeToAct.
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    http://edition.cnn.com/2014/06/10/world/violence-against-women-summit/index.html?iref=allsearch

  • bap

    @Lurking Angelina probably is perspiring from all the walking and expending a great deal of energy. I know it happens to me.

  • Phool.

    Sorry people, just wanted to post as much before the Meltdown or should I say another day of Screaming in the Ocean begins.

  • plez

    Thanks again Phool. You are doing yeoman’s work.
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    Just saw a short segment on CNN about this summit. I wish Angelina and Hague the best. Who knows what changes will occur but at least they are trying.
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    Did not realize that Brad is one of the executive producers of Fury.

  • Phool.

    CNN International PR‏@CNNprUK2h

    On #Amanpour @ 7pm BST/8pm CET: Angelina Jolie & William Hague on the campaign to end sexual violence in conflict pic.twitter.com/mKoqXcT27T

  • angie&william

    Love, love

  • Rose

    @Phool.: Phool, you are on the ball my friend. Sorry I can’t be here with you today. Just peking in because I should be working right now. You are bringing us some good links and videos, I have to spend one time later to catch up on all, but thank you my dear friend. Phool, it was not the View, it was The Chew, I made a mistake saying it was The Talk. The Chew where they cook, do they served the Jolie Pitt and Perrin wine. with the meal they prepared.

    Phool, I see the pervert worrying over Angie not wearing a bra, and not enough powder on her face. I would bet my life Angie without a bra and no powder on her face is a million times better looking than that Greek, tamshitt. Phool, you know this fool with the ever-changing moniker, right now it’s moniker is Lurking. I see lurking can’t tears itself away from a Angies thread just o it missed seeing Angie with all her beauty. Yes, phool tsmshitt is stalking Angie in order to carry out it’s threat to stab
    Angelina 100x to kill her as it has promised to do if it meets her in the
    street.

    Phool, hopefully, i will see you in a few hours. Take care my friend. Ignore the errors. I’m very busy my friend.
    Angies under garment but not a word aconite the rape victims, tamshitt really got it’s head all up Angie’s asses.

  • busted

    Thanks Jared for the Summit coverage..

    I hope the World pulls together to stop this insanity.

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