We all have a role to play in calling out economic harm
November 23, 2021
If you see signs of economic harm among family and friends, it’s important to call it out. That’s a key message from the New Zealand Bankers’ Association, which is supporting the first Economic Harm Awareness Day in Aotearoa New Zealand organised by Good Shepherd NZ on Friday 26 November.
Economic harm can affect anyone, regardless of their personal circumstances or background and, like other forms of violence, it predominantly impacts women.
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