Pro­fes­sor role for An­gelina

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An­gelina Jolie is join­ing the London School of Eco­nomics as a vis­it­ing pro­fes­sor. The 40-year-old ac­tress and hu­man rights cam­paigner will give a se­ries of lec­tures to stu­dents of the new one-year MSc course on women, peace and se­cu­rity. An­gelina, who helped to launch the MSc last year, said: “It is vi­tal that we broaden the dis­cus­sion on how to ad­vance women’s rights and end im­punity for crimes that dis­pro­por­tion­ately af­fect women, such as sex­ual vi­o­lence in con­flict.” The course is in­tended to “de­velop strate­gies to pro­mote gen­der equal­ity and en­hance women’s eco­nomic, so­cial and po­lit­i­cal par­tic­i­pa­tion and se­cu­rity”.

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