Angelina Jolie recently wore her heart on her sleeve and made an emotional appeal to fans, reminding them of how blessed it has been for her to be born a woman.
Jolie presented her thoughts in a speech written for Dolby Terrace at the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures in Los Angeles.
While the actress herself was unable to attend the event, due to fear of exposure to covid-19, the MC of the night read her speech aloud and added: “To every young girl who listens, know this: it is a gift to be a woman.… That others may choose to suggest that it is less and less shows their fear of your power.
She also added: “With women born in countries where the struggle for equality and rights is even more difficult than it is here. Women who know what makes them different is what makes them beautiful and gives them even more to contribute. I feel truly honored to be a part of this fellowship.
“We all felt quite small at times. We all felt scared and lonely and working in this company probably often felt valued for bad things or taken advantage of. Every woman has probably experienced double standards, abuse of power and a lack of accountability, and had to fight to stay gentle and open. “
But it’s important to remember, “As far as we are discussing inequalities here, it is nothing compared to the limitations and abuses women face in many other parts of the world. So as we fight here, we have to look outside of here to the women and girls who are refugees, who are stateless, who face hunger and violence and who fight every day for them. fundamental rights and respect.