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Angelina Jolie Visits Myanmar

Angelina Jolie, Aung Suun Suu KyiAngelina Jolie visited a factory in Myanmar where she met with female workers to learn more about their difficult living conditions, according to the Daily Mail.

Jolie, who serves as a special envoy for the U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees, spent four days in the country, including a visit with Burma’s opposition leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, who spend decades under house arrest. The pair went to the factories to witness the “squalid and dire” conditions that the employees live in. Most of the women live in cheap hostels where they are vulnerable to sexual violence, trafficking and other human rights violations. Jolie was invited to make the visit by Suu Kyi, according to the British embassy.
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