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Angelina Jolie Opens Center to Combat War Zone Violence

Angelina Jolie Opens Center to Combat War Zone Violence

Angelina Jolie and England’s First Secretary of State William Hague have just opened the first-ever academic center to combat violence against women in war zones across Europe.

The center will be based at the London School of Economics in England, and will primarily focus on women in conflict-related issues and on broadening accountability to end rape and sex crimes in relation to war.

“I am excited at the thought of all the students in years to come who will study in this new Centre. There is no stable future for a world in which crimes committed against women go unpunished,” Angelina said in a statement. “We need the next generation of educated youth with inquisitive minds and fresh energy, who are willing not only to sit in the classroom but to go out into the field and the courtrooms and to make a decisive difference.”

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