Hollywood beauty Charlize Theron against violence
This woman - a recognized star of film and television, and it is actively fighting for the rights of women.
Despite the fact that among the fighters for women's rightsThere are many famous men, women, of course, are more active in this matter. The most striking example of star defenders - model Waris Dirie from Somalia, which is not afraid to share their horror stories and has saved hundreds of African girls from terrible circumcision procedure.
Charlize Theron is fighting for women's rights
Another well-known activist - Charlize Theron. Hollywood actress originally from South Africa, is famous not only bright roles in the movie, but their activities in the United Nations. She is an ambassador for peace and the main face of the campaign, "Stop Rape Now."
This program is aimed at preventingthe use of sexual violence as a tactic of war in conflict zones and support to victims. As part of his work as an ambassador, Charlize visited the Democratic Republic of Congo, where the epidemic of sexual violence has left a whole generation of women physically and emotionally traumatized by the atrocities of war.
"Hundreds of thousands of women and girls were beaten, tortured andraped - atrocities that I could not even imagine ... Where to start to solve such a large and complex problem? I realized that no matter where, how and where to start. The main thing - to start. We must act. Just think about humanity. Imagine for a moment that was your sister, mother or daughter in a difficult position. And then - act ", - said Theron, who was born in South Africa.