Actress Angelina Jolie visited the White House Wednesday.
She was there to discuss to discuss the reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act, which was signed into law 27 years ago this week.
Jolie met with Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer and other Senate Democrats Tuesday to discuss reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act.
Thank you to Angelina Jolie for coming in today to talk about the fight to reauthorize VAWA in the Senate and how we can help support research on diagnosing injuries from domestic violence and child abuse to help survivors. pic.twitter.com/PeYvmzbVVl
— Chuck Schumer (@SenSchumer) September 14, 2021
Senate Majority Whip Dick Durbin told Forbes he met with Jolie, adding she was interested in issues surrounding domestic abuse of children and was “very serious-minded” with “a lot of knowledge on the subject.”
The Oscar-winning actor is known for her involvement in social justices causes, particularly women’s issues.