Jane Drumm speaks about provocation defense

Jane Drumm speaks about provocation defense

A Porirua woman was sentenced to home detention for manslaughter after hitting back at her abusive partner. Shine executive director Jane Drumm says in these cases, people are usually victims of extreme violence, and the law then re-victimises them.






“I am blessed and grateful to be here (at Shine's refuge) cause I wouldn‘t know where to go or how I’d even cope stuck in the circle of being hurt and abused. Shine has saved my daughter and me.” a Shine refuge client