NBC ‘Law & Order: Special Victims Unit’ actress Mariska Hargitay teaming up with Kym Worthy to address Michigan’s rape kit problem

Bailey and HargitayThe actress, now 50, founded the Joyful Heart Foundation, an organization that is teaming up with Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy to combat the state’s — and especially Detroit’s — concerning backlog of untested rape kits, some that sat in a Detroit warehouse for decades until being discovered and addressed by state police and Worthy’s office in 2009.