A victim of domestic violence, the 35-year-old is now speaking up to help women like her understand the difference between a healthy and a harmful relationship.
Ms Charlesworth has Mosaic Down’s syndrome, a rare form of Down’s which usually presents with fewer symptoms than the classical form. More
Ms Stevenson said the Warilla-based centre was one of 21 women’s health centres in the state which would benefit from this week’s announcement by Sophie Cotsis, the opposition spokeswoman for the status of women.
Ms Cotsis said a Labor government would guarantee the NSW government’s current annual funding of $8.7 million for the centres, over the next five years. More
Illawarra Women’s Health Centre general manager Sally Stevenson said the changes could stop women suffering from domestic violence, sexual assault and mental illness seeking the help they needed.
“Our target group is vulnerable and marginalised women because we offer services at little to no cost,” she said. More