[Sarah Scopelianos, ABC]
Indigenous Adelaide lawyer Ashum Owen driven to make change
The campaign was launched on 5 January with the aim of raising $100,000 – enough to clear the debt of 100 women in Western Australia who have been imprisoned or are at risk of being imprisoned for unpaid court fines.
[Luke Michael, ProbonoAustralia]
Campaign to free Aboriginal women raises almost $300k
Spending time in South Australia's Anangu Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara (APY Lands) educating young people about their legal rights when speaking with police officers, Adelaide lawyer Ashum Owen was aware she lives in "two worlds".