Obstacles to leaving - new research

Obstacles to leaving - new research

Recent research by The Backbone Collective has highlighted the lack of long term support for survivors of domestic violence. Shine’s Holly Carrington talked to STUFF and RNZ about why it’s so hard for victims to leave.

Read: I was a shell of a human': Why family violence victims don't just leave, stuff.co.nz, August 2020

Listen: Study on how difficult it is for domestic violence victims to leave, RNZ’s The Panel, August 2020

“I’m the safest I’ve ever felt. I’m now sleeping through the night. I walk freely without fear. He knows there’s a whole lot of support for me and he can’t do it anymore.” a Shine client



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