Paris Hilton is reflecting back on her week of activism in Washington, DC,which is part of her ongoing advocacy work to help stamp out child abuse.Having claimed to be a victim of physical and emotional abuse at a Utah boarding school as a teenager, Hilton has been pushing for more government oversight ofboarding schools, foster care and other organizations for troubled children and teens.Since arriving in the nation's capital on Tuesday, she joined forces with fellow survivors, met with lawmakers on Capitol Hill, discussed the issues with policy staff at the White House,and held a press conference where she called for the passage of the Stop Institutional Child Abuse Act, which would increase reporting and oversight of these institutions.
Making a difference: Paris Hilton, 41, reflected on her week in Washington, DC as part of the push for more government oversight of boarding schools, foster care and other organizations for troubled children and teens'Such an incredible week in #WashingtonDC!
So thrilled with all the important meetings this week at the @WhiteHouse and #CapitolHill,' she began in the caption of a new video she posted on Instagram on Saturday. 'Loved spending time with all the survivor community, thank you all for coming to DC to raise awareness and tell your stories.
Your bravery and strength has made such an impact,' she added, before promising to continue the lobbying effort.'As promised, I won't stop until change is made and I will be back soon DC!' she concluded, along with the hashtags: '#iSeeYouSurvivor #Unsilenced #BreakingCodeSilence #StopInstitutionalChildAbuseAct' View this post on Instagram A post shared by Paris Hilton (@parishilton) Motivated: As part of her lobbying efforts, the reality.Read more on dailymail.co.uk