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Celebrities unite to #BringBackOurGirls!

2014-05-09 19:00
Los Angeles – Celebs have joined forces to create awareness of the #Bringbackourgirls campaign, in aid of over 200 girls who were abducted in Nigeria earlier this year.

US actress Angelina Jolie, who will co-chair a summit in June aimed at ending sexual violence in war zones, on Thursday blamed a "culture of impunity" for the kidnapping of over 200 schoolgirls in Nigeria.

Speaking at the London premiere of her new movie "Maleficant", Jolie said that the purpose of June’s conference, to be co-chaired by British Foreign Secretary William Hague, is “to protect (against) sexual violence in conflict and that relates to the girls in Nigeria,”

She said the world had to "make sure this stops happening and that this is not something that people feel they can get away with, because right now it is and so it's awful that it's gotten to this point."

The Global Summit to End Sexual Violence in Conflict will take place at ExCel London between June 10 and 13.

Here are some icons who have taken a stand on social networks:

1) Lori Loughlin tweets: “Real men don’t buy girls” - Sean Penn, Justin Timberlake and Ashton Kutcher

2) Sharon Osbourne tweets: ‘The Talk’ cast – Sheryl Underwood, Sara Gilbert, Sharon Osbourne, Aisha Tyler and Julie Chen

3) The Jakarta Globe tweets a pic of Michelle Obama
4) Anne Hathawy protests in the streets of LA

5) Diddy instagrams an animated selfie

6) Katie Holmes tweets a hashtag of her support

7) Christina Aguileria tweets

8) Cara Develinge instagrams a selfie

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