I tried to stand up to my dad - a survivor's story

I tried to stand up to my dad - a survivor's story

The video features the story of a real domestic violence survivor and client of Shine. At the time of the abuse, he was only a child. His words are his, but to protect his privacy and for safety reasons, his story is being told by an actor.


If you would like to support Shine's work in helping victims of domestic violence get safe and stay safe, sign up to Light it Orange, Shine's annual fundraiser (March 3rd - 9th, 2019). 

“I am blessed and grateful to be here (at Shine's refuge) cause I wouldn‘t know where to go or how I’d even cope stuck in the circle of being hurt and abused. Shine has saved my daughter and me.” a Shine refuge client