Sonya McMullan | HWL - Business In The Community

Sonya is the Regional Services Manager for Women’s Aid Federation NI, previous to this role she managed the 24 Hour Domestic & Sexual Violence Helpline which was also managed by WAFNI.

Sonya was involved with the helpline since 1997 and coordinated the development and implementation of the new expanded helpline service to be able to undertake the sexual violence work into the helpline.
Currently working within a senior management role Sonya’s focus is policy development, training and strategic development within the organisation. Most recently Sonya has been working on the legislation for the domestic abuse offence and works closely with local government to support this process.

Sonya has a background in law and has a keen interest in the legal issues relating to domestic and sexual violence and has completed several pieces of published work in relation to domestic and sexual violence.