KDHS joins the cause
KYABRAM District Health Service hosted a white ribbon relay event as part of their ongoing commitment to helping end domestic violence.
KDHS Primary Health Care manager Courtney Baxter said the white ribbon campaign was the largest global male-led movement to stop violence against women.
She said the campaign aimed to engage and enable men and boys to lead social change.
“Violence against women takes many forms, including psychological and economic abuse, social isolation, sexual assault, rape, sexual harassment and discrimination,” Ms Baxter said.
“One in three Australian women over the age of 15 have reported experiencing at least one incident of either physical or sexual violence.”
Ms Baxter said KDHS is one of the largest employers within the community committed to the white ribbon message.
“We feel that it’s our role to lead by example and encourage other employers and community agencies to take a stance on violence against women,” she said.