Dr. Jane Mears
Jane Mears is an academic, researcher and activist in the School of Social Sciences at Western Sydney University. She has been working with older women on violence prevention for almost 4 decades. Her research and publications include books, articles and reports on ageing, caring and violence against older women.
She is Deputy Chair of the Older Women’s Network (OWN) NSW and works alongside hundreds of committed women and men to advocate for policies, practices, and programs to deal with, prevent and ultimately eliminate, structural and interpersonal violence against older women.