Tame and journalist Nina Funnell started the #LetHerSpeak campaign aimed at overturning gag clauses in Tasmania and Northern Territory law.
The woman who sparked a legal review of Tasmania’s sexual assault gag laws has finally won a supreme court exemption to tell her harrowing story of being groomed by a school teacher.
At the age of 15, Grace Tame was repeatedly sexually abused by her 58-year-old maths teacher, Nicolaas Bester, who was convicted and served time in jail for molesting her.
Her name is Grace Tame. She is Jane Doe.
Today, for the first time, she can tell her story publicly. #LetHerSpeakhttps://t.co/mIMXVxWnmi
After Nicolaas Bester was released from jail, he took part in an interview with sex therapist Bettina Arndt, portraying himself as the victim. It was posted online for everyone to see including Jane Doe who was traumatised all over again, still silenced by Tasmanian law #60Mins pic.twitter.com/YVlBqOLTQQ
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