News | Entertainment
8 Aug 2020 23:52
NZCity News
NZCity CalculatorReturn to NZCity

  • Start Page
  • Personalise
  • Sport
  • Weather
  • Finance
  • Shopping
  • Jobs
  • Horoscopes
  • Lotto Results
  • Photo Gallery
  • Site Gallery
  • TVNow
  • Dating
  • SearchNZ
  • NZSearch
  • Crime.co.nz
  • RugbyLeague
  • Make Home
  • About NZCity
  • Contact NZCity
  • Your Privacy
  • Advertising
  • Login
  • Join for Free

  •   Home > News > Entertainment

    Angelina Jolie wants women to "know their own value"

    The 'Maleficent' actress believes there are many factors of society that stop females from reaching their potential and she believes it is important they learn to appreciate who they are and what they can do


    Angelina was in a discussion with former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright moderated by Mika Brzezinski for the National Democratic Institute and the trio discussed female empowerment.

    Madeleine said one result of empowering women around the world is that they are "able to make a political difference by running for office" and "being part of the decision-making mechanism", prompting Mika to say it is "amazing" to see what happens when women are told of their value.

    Angelina replied: "Women contribute so much, they are giving, are nurturing by nature, are community-building by nature, are strong, are intelligent, and yet what is it that's holding us back?

    "I think when you speak of value, that's something to really sit with. Why is it that so many women still don't know their own value?"

    The 45-year-old actress - who has six children with ex-husband Brad Pitt - called for women's problems to be listened to and acted on.

    She added: "What is it that's been done to us, whether it be the rapes and the lack of accountability for the rape, whether it be domestic violence, whether it be ... this question where we still, we still are saying, 'Please stop hurting me,' and 'Please hold someone to account if they hurt me.' "

    Angelina recently admitted she has "hope" that society can change for the better because she believes in "Humanity".

    She said: "I believe in humanity. I have hope. I think we really can't afford not to have hope. As long as people are aware of how to help and what to do, they will."

    © 2020 Bang Showbiz, NZCity


     Other Entertainment News
     08 Aug: Jake Paul's home has been raided by the FBI
     08 Aug: Alyssa Milano "felt like she was dying" from Covid-19
     08 Aug: Jay Leno "fully supports" his friend Ellen DeGeneres amid the claims of a “toxic” work environment at 'The Ellen DeGeneres Show'
     08 Aug: Mark Wright wants to launch his own set of gyms
     08 Aug: Lili Reinhart has embarked on a journey of "mental clarity and healing"
     08 Aug: Selena Gomez has “learned so much” about herself during the coronavirus pandemic
     08 Aug: Katie Price is looking to move in with her boyfriend Carl Woods
     Top Stories

    RUGBY RUGBY
    Look for some hellacious collisions early on when the Chiefs and Hurricanes open the penultimate round of Super Rugby Aotearoa tonight More...


    BUSINESS BUSINESS
    Government investment into kiwifruit industry is likely to extend into the summer season More...



     Today's News

    Environment:
    SES volunteers have had a busy day on NSW's south coast, responding to more than 200 calls and conducting seven rescues, after areas flooded only last week receive another drenching 21:57

    Entertainment:
    Jake Paul's home has been raided by the FBI 21:44

    Living & Travel:
    Seven people share Lotto Division One from tonight's Lotto Draw - but none had the Powerball number so they each take away $142,857 21:17

    Entertainment:
    Alyssa Milano "felt like she was dying" from Covid-19 21:14

    Entertainment:
    Jay Leno "fully supports" his friend Ellen DeGeneres amid the claims of a “toxic” work environment at 'The Ellen DeGeneres Show' 20:44

    Entertainment:
    Mark Wright wants to launch his own set of gyms 20:14

    Entertainment:
    Lili Reinhart has embarked on a journey of "mental clarity and healing" 19:44

    Entertainment:
    Selena Gomez has “learned so much” about herself during the coronavirus pandemic 19:14

    Politics:
    The Labour Party has not achieved everything it set out to during this term in Government 18:57

    Entertainment:
    Katie Price is looking to move in with her boyfriend Carl Woods 18:44


     News Search






    Power Search


    © 2020 New Zealand City Ltd