Angelina Jolie Opens All-Girls School in Afghanistan

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We have not made this point in a little while, but: Angelina Jolie is awesome.

E! News confirms that this UNHCR Goodwill ambassador has opened up an all-girls school just outside of Kabul, Afghanistan.

The location was chosen because that area typically favors male education over female education, while many refugees have been returning to the village after the fall of the Taliban.

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The school teaches over 200 young women, with Jolie making plans to open similar institutions around the world in the near future.

Jolie is funding these massive projects by selling personally designed jewelry to retailers for the first time.

"Beyond enjoying the artistic satisfaction of designing these jewels, we are inspired by knowing our work is also serving the mutual goal of providing for children in need," the actress told E! News.

Really, Chelsea Handler, for the work of a "demon," this is pretty impressive.

As for Jolie's other half? Brad Pitt will also be saving the world this way. Check out the World War Z trailer now!


Angelina Jolie Biography

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Los Angeles, California
Full Name
Angelina Jolie Voight

Angelina Jolie Quotes

I'm very happy. Unlike most women, I love being pregnant... You just feel like everything about your body is there for your baby.

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Yeah, yeah, we've confirmed that already.

Angelina Jolie [after being asked if she's having twins]