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Hollywood Can Actually Help Solve Complex Global Problems: Just Ask Angelina Jolie | Fox News











It has nothing to do with sex, (but) everything to do with power, Jolie said as she called for the international community to end the weapon of war known as rape, adding that that the perpetrators feel above the law as they are rarely charged. We must send a message around the world that the shame is on the aggressor. ADVERTISEMENT ADVERTISEMENT It was Jolie's 2011 directorial debut "In the Land of Blood and Honey," a traumatic love story set during the Bosnian War two decades ago, that helped make Hague aware of the extent of sexual assault and rape in war zones. I have been terribly worried for months before the film came out just to get it right, it is so sensitive and important, Jolie told FOX411 at the time, noting that she made the movie to channel her own frustrations with the international communitys failure to intervene in conflicts in a timely and effective manner. These themes are universal, we need to understand that there are places bubbling up that we need to prevent we need to reflect on the past and understand celebrity blog what we have learned. According to Syracuse University media professor Robert Thompson, when Jolie takes on a cause, people pay attention in ways they perhaps otherwise would not. Hollywood is celebrity new an abstraction, a metaphor for the entertainment industry. Arnold Schwarzenegger, Fred Thompson, Ronald Reagan; the job description to Kim Kardashian And Kanye West's Wedding Celebration: Her Finest Precious Stone Looks - Abc Information being a successful entertainer has a lot of crossover with people in politics, he said. Angelina has managed to get more people to think about this particular issue, (beyond) the otherwise very small percentage paying attention to it before. It was in 2001 while in Cambodia that Jolie first became of the rapes experienced by those in war-torn countries.
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