Rosario Dawson: ‘I Used To Be Raped And Molested As A Toddler’

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Rosario Dawson revealed she survived sexual abuse as a toddler.

The actress, who’s been a robust supporter of the widespread actions to finish sexual misconduct, says what she endured in her youth left her unsurprised to see how girls are mistreated within the office.

“I used to be raped and molested as a toddler, so for me, the world was like that since I used to be a toddler,” Dawson mentioned in a brand new episode of the Morado Lens podcast.

“So once I noticed it within the office, it wasn’t international to me,” she continued. “It was like, effectively, that even occurs inside household. It occurs with folks which might be imagined to care for you if you’re a toddler.”

Dawson, 38, has recurrently tweeted or retweeted posts concerning the #MeToo and Time’s Up initiatives, which intention to combat sexual harassment and assault whereas giving a voice to those that beforehand didn’t have a platform to talk up.

Final Saturday, she retweeted a variety of posts concerning the Girls’s Marches going down in a number of cities and shared a photograph of herself with marchers holding up empowering indicators.

Crowds from throughout the nation attend the Girls’s March

The actress mentioned throughout her look on the podcast that she’s inspired that there’s a brighter future on the horizon now that so many ladies have bravely come ahead with their tales about sexual misconduct.

“Now we’re in a spot the place it’s lastly like, ‘No, we don’t should maintain passing this on. That is archaic and horrible and damaging. Let’s take a look at it,’” Dawson instructed hosts Nathalie Farfan and Cindy Rodriguez throughout their Jan. 17 dialog. “It’s lovely. I’m so prepared for this second.”

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