“Understanding that hardship can affect people very quickly no matter what area of society they come from… and recognising that there are different solutions at different times [is very important].”
According to Batty, from the perspective of a major institution like a bank, trying to understand the best way to deal empathetically with those affected by family violence is vital.
“When somebody is very overwhelmed, shamed or highly stressed [understanding how] to get them through that crisis [is also critical],” she said.
“Corporations are very influential. They are very powerful. They hold government to account.”
“They have enormous influence not just within their own staff but with their clients, customers, business associates [and] suppliers.
“Truly, if a very influential organisation wants to drive change, it has an enormous power and ability to do so.”
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Ha Bui is a contributing editor at BlueNotes