Actress Dakota Johnson released her number, asking sexual assault victims to give her a call

- Actress Dakota Johnson is inviting sexual assault victims to give her a call and share their stories.

On Monday, the "Fifty Shades of Grey" actress posted her phone number on Instagram with the caption:

"Women and girls in every corner of the world face extreme violence and sexual harassment on a daily basis. Over 800 women and adolescent girls die every day because they do not have access to reliable contraceptives and basic maternity services."
Johnson went on to write, "I don’t want to speak for you. I want to listen to you... There is power in numbers. Together with @glblctzn I will compile your stories and get your voices heard. We must achieve a world where #sheisequal."

The number she shared has a New York City area code and on the other end is Johnson's voice with a message for victims. 

"This is Dakota Johnson," the message says. "Please leave a voicemail after the tone and I will record and share your story so we can live in a world where she is equal. Thank you."

It's unclear how Johnson will use the stories shared with her to get victims' voices heard. 

Last month, the actress sent out a similar message at the Global Citizen Festival in New York City, where she invited people to reach out saying she wants to help women and girls who have been victimized. "I want you to tell me what you’ve gone through as a woman or a girl who’s been suffering,” she told the audience. 

Johnson, who is daughter to actors Melanie Griffith and Don Johnson, is serving as an ambassador for Global Citizen’s #SheIsEqual campaign.

The organization is an international education and advocacy group that describes itself as a "movement of engaged citizens who are using their collective voice to end extreme poverty by 2030."

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