Jolie: There is no disgrace in being a rape survivor

Angelina Jolie has said a summit on sexual violence in conflict must send a message around the world that there is "no disgrace" in being a survivor and that "the shame is on the aggressor".

UN special envoy Angelina Jolie makes her opening speech at the four-day Global Summit to End Sexual Violence in Conflict
UN special envoy Angelina Jolie makes her opening speech at the four-day Global Summit to End Sexual Violence in Conflict Credit: Carl Court/PA Wire

The Oscar-winning actress dedicated the four-day London event to an unnamed and "abandoned" victim of rape in Bosnia.

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Hague and Jolie attend sexual violence in war summit

Foreign Secretary William Hague and UN Special Envoy Angelina Jolie are attending the opening of a sexual violence in war summit being held in London.