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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“The support we got from Shine felt like being airlifted to safety. Shine's help affected us in many positive ways – we regained our peace-of-mind, felt secure, and started to feel much safer while asleep at night.”