More violence against women in news

More violence against women in news

Two cases of violence against women made headlines within the first week of August, both involving intimate partner violence. The first involved the conviction of a man for stabbing his former partner. The second involved a man stalking and harassing a woman over a six-month period. Shine GM Jane Drumm was asked to comment on both stories.

**Trigger warning: describes violent attack and details**

Harrowing Auckland stabbing case provides insight into 'endemic' domestic violence,  Stuff, August 2019

Police lose file after Auckland woman complains of stalker's 'terrifying' home invasion,  Stuff, August 2019

“This is by no means an easy job, with the volunteers having to face very sensitive situations head on. Shine’s volunteers get a chance to make a real difference in the lives of people affected by domestic violence.”