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"To show you the extent to which a patriarchy takes a toll on females, I've been raped," she says. "I've been sexually abused as a child."
"I know young girls who've been raped and didn't even know it was rape," she continues. "They think, 'It must have been because I said 'no' the wrong way.' One of the great things the women's movement has done is to make us realize that [rape and abuse is] not our fault. We were violated and it's not right."
Fonda also told the Room star that she was once fired from a job, all because she wouldn't accept her boss' sexual advances.
"I've been fired because I wouldn't sleep with my boss and I always thought it was my fault -- that I didn't do or say the right thing," she confesses.
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