Angelina Jolie and Meryl Streep Pay Tribute to Women Heroes

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Angelina Jolie at 4th Annual Women in the World Summit in New York on Thursday
Angelina Jolie at 4th Annual Women in the World Summit in New York on Thursday

Meryl Streep and Angelina Jolie offered their voices during an annual Women in the World Summit in New York on Thursday -- speaking in honor of two particularly inspirational women.

The event explores global issues affecting the rights of women and girls, highlighting courageous pioneers from disparate cultures who are spearheading change.

Jolie's powerful speech highlighted Malala Yousafzai -- a young girl from Pakistan who was ruthlessly shot by the Taliban simply because she voiced her right to an education.

Streep spoke in her most convincing Irish accent, as human rights activist Inez McCormack.

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