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Robin Wright Reveals The Trip That Inspired Her Socially Conscious Sleepwear Line

"Every time you purchase a pair of our pajamas, know that you're helping a woman in Congo."

Robin Wright may play the emotionally impenetrable Claire Underwood on the hit Netflix series "House of Cards," but in her everyday life, she's committed to her activism -- particularly when it comes to women in conflict regions.

After a trip Wright took to the Congo, she was inspired to create a socially conscious clothing company called Pour Les Femmes, which means "for the women" in French. Alongside her longtime friend and designer Karen Fowler, the two donate part of the proceeds from their sleepwear line to Congolese women, which, Wright said, symbolically provides them with "comfort and security."

In the video above, watch Wright discuss her trip to the Congo and how she felt a responsibility to protect the Congolese women she met.

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