Margarita’s story

In 2017, 96-year-old Margarita bravely shared her story of being sexually abused while living in an aged care facility. Despite initially blaming herself she decided to speak up and seek help. Sadly, Margarita has since passed away, but one of her wishes was that her powerful story continues to be told.

Read more about Margarita’s story here

The Tasmanian Government acknowledges and thanks The OPAL Institute for the opportunity to share this story.

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