Humanitarian Traces of
Angelina Jolie

Angelina Jolie speaks to the Security Council

17.07.2020

Angelina Jolie, Special Envoy to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, urges the Security Council to address sexual violence in conflict.

"Please address structural causes of gender based violence in your countries"

""Please urgently increase funding for programs that address the needs of all of the survivors especially the children"

"One doctor who has provided medical care for yazidi women and girls said that almost every girl she had treated between the ages of 9 and 17 had been raped or subjected to other sexual violence in some cases the victims were girls under the age of 9 they suffer serious health issues including dramatic fistulas and scarring in addition to trunnell difficulty accessing education and even a struggle to prove their identity"