David McLean: NZ workplaces can do more to address family violence & NZHerald Focus video interview with Shine’s Holly Carrington about the DVFREE Tick

David McLean: NZ workplaces can do more to address family violence & NZHerald Focus video interview with Shine’s Holly Carrington about the DVFREE Tick

‘Although it is an issue that doesn't only affect women, for a business like ours, which employs more than 2700 women, family violence is a real and serious issue for a number of our staff…We collaborated with domestic violence support charity Shine to ensure our approach followed best practice and have now been formally recognised as New Zealand's first Domestic Violence Free (DVFREE) employer with the DVFREE Tick.’

Watch the video and read the opinion piece on the NZ Herald

“"When I got to the Shine refuge with my boys, I felt an enormous weight lift off me. I realised how much anxiety and fear I had been carrying around for so long. Shine helped me get a Protection Order and Parenting Order against S. Within days, I began sleeping and eating normally again." ”



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