Yesterday, December 6, in Los Angeles hosted a charity Breakfast magazine the Hollywood Reporter, where actress Angelina Jolie gave a speech on gender equality.
“We should not be afraid and think that because of movies that we do, we can go to jail or be punished. We have the right to speak freely with all on equal terms. We must continue the struggle so that one day all people could live freely,” said Jolie.
Actress Angelina Jolie, in addition to caring mother, is a goodwill Ambassador for the United Nations. This is not the first time Jolie speaks about the world. At the session of the Ministerial conference of the UN on peacekeeping issues, she made a speech against sexual violence.
During your guide actress could not fail to affect what is happening in the last months of the event, which plunged all of Hollywood in shock. It all started with Harvey Weinstein, whose name is now on the lips of every second in the star world. “Sexual violence happens everywhere in the industry where I work, in business, in universities, in politics, in the army… Too often, these crimes against women are suppressed or ridiculed, saying that it was the woman’s fault that she can’t control herself or suffers from excessive sexual desire.” he says in his speech, Angelina Jolie.
The actress said that sexual violence is an obstacle between postanovleniem equilibrium between the two sexes. “It’s cheaper than a bullet, but the consequences are the same.” says the actress.
On the basis of a sex scandal, Angelina has become one of the famous Actresses who talked about his bad experience early on in my career. In October, the girl shared a story about sexual violence which she had experienced firsthand. She told the magazine the New York Times about how during the filming of “Vicissitudes of love” in 1998, she underwent harassment on the part of the producer.
“I had a bad experience with Harvey Weinstein in his youth. As a result, I decided never to work with him and to warn others. This behavior against the woman in any industry and the country is unacceptable,” said the actress.
Recall that Harvey Weinstein was 10 years old did not behave decently with women. It all started with a controversial article in the New York Times. With some of the prosecutors the producer failed to settle the conflict privately. “I realize that my past behavior with colleagues have caused them much pain. Sincerely I ask to forgive me. Trying to do better, but I still have to overcome a long way,” says the article producer.