Monday 20 September 2021 | 08:38
American actress Angelina Jolie visited the Capitol and the White House this week, and asked United States senators to act urgently to re-enter a law that for decades served to combat the gender violence, a Democratic source told EFE.
In the midst of this petition, the United Nations Goodwill Ambassador met with some gymnasts who testified at the trial on the FBI investigation in the case of Larry Nassar, sentenced to life in prison in 2018 for sexual abuse.
Gymnasts McKayla Maroney, Aly Raisman, Maggie Nichols, Kaylee Lorincz and Jessica Howard they posed with the actress after giving a statement at a senate hearing, against the attacks of the former doctor of the United States women’s team.
Jolie shared the images through her Instagram account along with a powerful message.
“I was honored to meet with some of the brave American gymnasts who appeared before the Senate Judiciary Committee yesterday,” he wrote.
“I am in awe of their courage and commitment to preventing future abuse investigation failures.” “I send them all my support and respect, since they are all reliving this trauma so that there can be reforms in the system,” he added.