Angelina Jolie works to end sexual violence during conflict

Angelina Jolie has spoken about the need to end sexual violence during conflict, in a speech for a conference in London.

The actress was joined by British politician, William Hague.

Angelina opened her powerful speech by declaring: “It is a myth that rape is an inevitable part of conflict … there is nothing inevitable about it. It is a weapon of war aimed at civilians. It is nothing to do with sex, everything to do with power … It is done to humiliate innocent people and often very young children.”

The four day summit is the biggest of its kind ever to be held, and it looks like Angelina got it off to a powerful and, hopefully, successful start.