Louise is a survivor of childhood and adult rape. She was a victim of a crime committed against her by serving members of the NZ Police. She is a survivor of a justice system that saw her battle her way through 2 deposition hearings and 5 court cases.
A session for clinicians, professionals working with survivors of Sexual Abuse
Date: 6 November 2013
Venue: Saxton Oval (Cricket and athletics end of park)
Time: 1.00 – 4.00 with a tea break
Louise’s work has her liaising with survivors, their families and communities. She represents survivor perspectives in service development and the sexual violence and abuse services sector (networking, providing advocacy and advising).
Louise is on the Tauiwi Caucus of the Executive Committee of TOAH-NNEST
(Te Ohaakii a Hine – National Network Ending Sexual Violence Together) She was voted NZ Herald’s New Zealander of the Year 2007 and was also placed in the top 10 as one of “New Zealand’s Living Treasures”.
548 2407, Philip Chapman on 0272618278 or Adele Richardson on 553 0024