My heart breaks to see what has happened in Alabama today. Whether you agree with abortion or not, what has happened for women who find themselves pregnant through rape or incest especially, is that their right to justice, to healing, and to reclaiming their bodies is no longer their right. Reproductive coercion is also a very real and permanent element of domestic violence, and this decision tears down any progress that has been made in changing the scourge that is violence against women.Read More
Well, in case you didn’t notice before, you may now realise I am quite heavily pregnant. My husband and I are awaiting the birth of our first child in a couple of weeks, which is, of course, a truly exciting time in our lives. But it’s also poignantly significant that I’m standing here in this condition, because our baby is a girl- a little daughter. And this fact makes my story, and my future purpose in life, all the more important. And I’ll explain why.Read More
Today the Western Sydney Wanderers play in honour of White Ribbon Day, and in campaign to end violence against women. Yesterday, I had the honour of meeting and taking photos with the boys, as the Daily Telegraph spreads the word of what today’s game is about.
Thanks to the boys for not only letting me join them yesterday, but for standing up to bring an end to violence against women. See you at the game!Read More
If you missed it, last week the 'Love Shouldn't Hurt' campaign with Two Good Co, American Express, and Deliveroo launched here in Sydney, with me as the face of the campaign. As a domestic violence survivor, it was a true honour to stand up and put my face out there- literally, there's a 10m x 6m mural of my face in the heart of the Sydney CBD- but it's been what has happened since then that has truly made it worthwhile for me.Read More
When I was approached by Two Good to face their campaign with American Express and Deliveroo, to highlight the incredible work that they do to provide meals to people in domestic violence shelters, I didn’t hesitate. Too many who experience domestic violence in their lives are robbed of the opportunity to speak, and, being in a position to do so on their behalf, is something I will always agree to.Read More