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Angelina Jolie Speaks Out About Combating Sexual Violence: ‘Rape Is Not A Woman Problem'

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Angelina Jolie has spoken out about her role as a UN ambassador, explaining the importance of campaigning about sexual violence.

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Now, in a chat with US Glamour magazine, Angelina has opened up about her field missions for the UN’s High Commissioner for Refugees.

“Rape was a strategic, organized scheme to destroy entire communities.”

The ‘Maleficent’ star is keen to stress that sexual violence shouldn’t be considered a gendered issue, adding: “This is not a woman problem. It’s a crime against humanity.”

In 2012, she was appointed as a Special Envoy and has visited locations including Ecuador, where she focuses on issues which displace large groups of people.

The new issue of US Glamour Magazine is available from 15 July 2014.

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