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FPDN Board Member Jane Rosengrave shares her story with NITV ‘They will be believed’: Disability abuse survivor encourages others to tell story as inquiry nears

By March 1, 2019May 29th, 2019No Comments

Aboriginal woman Jane Rosengrave was just six-years-old when she began suffering abuse while in an institution

Jane Rosengrave is a survivor.

Her uplifting spirit is in contrast to a life marked by abuse and neglect that began when she was just six years old.

“It has not been easy speaking about my past and I had a lot of flashbacks and panic attacks at first,” she told NITV.

Jane is a Yorta Yorta woman from Victoria. She lives with an intellectual disability and over her lifetime has suffered sexual and mental torment by multiple perpetrators.

She gave evidence to the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse….

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Source: Nakari Thorpe, NITV News, 28 FEB 2019