During a decade of service as a UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador, Jolie has conducted more than 40 field visits around the world, becoming an expert on the phenomenon of forced displacement and a tireless advocate on behalf of refugees
In April 2010, Jolie was promoted to Special Envoy of UN High Commissioner for Refugees, focusing on complex emergencies and work to facilitate lasting solutions for people displaced by conflict.
Every minute eight people are forced to flee war, persecution or terror.
If conflict threatened your family, what would you do?
UNHCR interviewed refugees so that they might share their stories about facing this difficult choice.