Today is the United Nations international day for Elimination of Violence Against Women. In New Zealand, the White Ribbon campaign takes place throughout the whole of November and over the years, has increasingly gained support from the community, businesses, cultural groups, sports teams, local government and government agencies.
Thank you everyone who has taken the pledge to eliminate violence against women and who is involved in campaign activity throughout New Zealand.
There are other things we could perhaps learn from other countries. Australia is ahead of the rest of the world in recognising domestic violence as an issue which can potentially impact on workers and workplaces, with approximately 600,000 Australian employees now covered by domestic violence clauses in their agreement or award conditions.
Here’s a little help :