Angelina Jolie’s charity to tackle violence against women shuts down

EXCLUSIVE: Angelina Jolie’s charity to tackle violence against women shuts down: Foundation set up by Hollywood star and ex-Tory leader William Hague in 2015 formally closes after ‘getting into financial difficulty’

Angelina Jolie worked so closely with the two political advisers she met through her United Nations work with former Conservative leader William Hague that they set up a charity together to tackle issues such as violence against women.

I can disclose that The Jolie Dalton Helic Foundation was, however, formally closed down today. 

Angelina Jolie's charity, The Jolie Dalton Helic Foundation, has been formally closed down

Angelina Jolie’s charity, The Jolie Dalton Helic Foundation, has been formally closed down

Jolie set up the charity with political advisors Arminka Helic (left) and Chloe Dalton after working with former Conservative leader and Foreign Secretary William Hague (right)

Jolie set up the charity with political advisors Arminka Helic (left) and Chloe Dalton after working with former Conservative leader and Foreign Secretary William Hague (right)

Arminka Helic (right) sits with Jolie and ex-husband Brad Pitt. Jolie reportedly put in £1.7 million since it was founded in 2015

Baroness Helic (right) sits with Jolie and ex-husband Brad Pitt. Jolie has invested £1.7 million in the charity since it was founded in 2015

Jolie has a long history of working to tackle violence against women and girls across the world

Jolie has a long history of working to tackle violence against women and girls across the world

Hollywood superstar Jolie (pictured at a refugee camp in Bangladesh) worked as a UN special envoy until last year

Hollywood superstar Jolie (pictured at a refugee camp in Bangladesh) worked as a UN special envoy until last year

The Hollywood star had made a huge financial investment in the charity, which she co-founded with Baroness (Arminka) Helic and Chloe Dalton. 

Jolie has put in £1.7 million since it was founded in 2015, according to records. But it now has reserves of just £52,947 and owes £1,524 to creditors.

William Hague with Jolie and Helic at a memorial centre in Bosnia and Herzegovina in 2014

William Hague with Jolie and Helic at a memorial centre in Bosnia and Herzegovina in 2014

Hague, Arminka Helic and Angelina Jolie give evidence to a House of Lords committee

Hague, Arminka Helic and Angelina Jolie give evidence to a House of Lords committee 

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