As the Disability Royal Commission heads to Hobart this week to hear evidence on sexual, domestic and family violence, WWDA CEO, Carolyn Frohmader and WWDA member, Akii Ngo discuss why this hearing is so important.

“Although she was concerned the royal commission was only “scratching the surface”, Ms Frohmader hoped it would give girls and women with disability a chance to be “heard, listened to and believed”.

“We are the experts. We know our lives. We know our bodies. We know the things that need to change.”

Read the full article on the ABC website here.

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