Queen Elizabeth II, Angelina Jolie

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The accolades keep rolling in!

In her first official appearance since becoming Mrs. Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie was made an honorary dame by Queen Elizabeth II for her work to fight sexual violence and for services to U.K. foreign policy. The Maleficent star cannot officially be addressed as "dame" in the U.K. because she is a foreign citizen.

Jolie was given the award during a private ceremony at Buckingham Palace. Her Majesty, 88, presented the By the Sea actress, screenwriter and director with the insignia of an Honorary Dame Grand Cross of the Most Distinguished Order of St. Michael and St. George. After the presentation took place in the Palace's 1844 room, Pitt and the couple's six children were shown in and presented to the Queen. Jolie modeled Ralph & Russo' dove-gray wool crepe peplum jacket and pencil skirt (featuring a waist-cinching belt) from the label's Spring 2014 Couture collection. She added Salvatore Ferragamo heels.

The Unbroken director was made a dame in HRH's Birthday Honors List. "To receive an honor related to foreign policy means a great deal to me, as it is what I wish to dedicate my working life to. Working on PVSI and with survivors of rape is an honor in itself," the Academy Award winning-actress, 39, said in June. "I know that succeeding in our goals will take a lifetime, and I am dedicated to it for all of mine."

Queen Elizabeth II, Angelina Jolie

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Jolie, who serves as a U.N. Special Envoy, co-founded the Preventing Sexual Violence Initiative (PVSI) along with U.K. Foreign Secretary William Hague in 2012. The initiative aims to increase internationally prosecutions for sexual violence and support countries in preventing and responding to the global issue.

The actress made a splash at the G8 Foreign Ministers Summit in June. "We must work together—legislators, political, doctors, investigators—to enable immediate prosecution against those guilty of war crimes," she tells the French edition of Marie Claire. Of course, her work isn't done. "Every morning, I get the recent UN report on sexual abuses against women in 20 countries, and the progress of actions undertaken."

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