Work on gendered violence just beginning, Green MP Jan Logie promises in International Women's Day speech

Work on gendered violence just beginning, Green MP Jan Logie promises in International Women's Day speech

Jan Logie, Undersecretary to the Minister of Justice tasked with domestic and sexual violence, made a speech to the sexual and domestic violence prevention sector on International Women’s Day, hosted by Shine during Light It Orange week. Logie said she recognised the organisations had been pressing for progress on gendered violence for decades. She also said that workforce training which all Ministry of Justice staff have undertaken with Shine was an example of a useful approach involving sharing of information between sectors.

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“Staying at the Shine Refuge has been an absolute life changing experience for myself and my daughters. I cannot begin to explain how grateful I am for the enormous amount of help we have received from the ladies at the house.”