Series 1 Simonne Butler


In 2003 Simonne Butler survived a horrific attack at the hands of her abusive partner. The attack shocked New Zealand and the story made national headlines. But much of the coverage focused on the perpetrator and not Simonne, the victim.

Now, after years of physical, emotional and spiritual recovery Simonne is embarking on a journey to find hope and inspiration in stories that domestic abuse survivors share with her.

In this introductory episode, Simonne shares her story and insights on how to survive domestic abuse, what she has learnt, and what people need to know about to curb our shocking domestic abuse statistics.

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