Angelina Jolie in Glamour August 2014: Sexual Violence is "A Crime Against Humanity"
She's a fierce advocate for ending sexual violence all over the world and Angelina Jolie opened up to journalist Mariane Pearl about the fight to end rape as a consequence of war.
In the August 2014 issue of Glamour magazine, the "Maleficent" actress opened up about her fellow activists and the importance for fighting against sexual violence.
Check out highlights from Miss Jolie's interview below and for more, head over to Glamour!
On sexual violence as a weapon of war:
“Everywhere I went, rape was the silent killer. But it became quickly clear to me that these women were not just the collateral damage of war. Rape was a strategic, organized scheme to destroy entire communities.”
On the camaraderie among her fellow activists:
“We care for each other–and for each other’s children. It is a profound source of joy and inspiration.”
On the importance of combating sexual violence:
“[T]his is not a woman problem. It’s a crime against humanity.”
Photo Credit: Simon Emmett for Glamour