Barbershop where men go to heal TEDxChristchurch

We share this TEDxChristchurch talk with Matt Brown who grew up in a violenct household and learned how important it was for men to have a place where they could be heard. An internationally acclaimed barber, hair artist, author, husband, father of three he shares his story of family violence while growing up with a violent Samoan father and how it changed for him.  


It is important we continue to keep our families and children safe in our homesSome Pacific families may be feeling vulnerable. Remember that family violence support services are available. For emergencies please Dial 111. 

Pasefika Proud is a Pacific response to focus on community-led solutions that harnesses the transformative power of traditional Pacific cultural values and frameworks to encourage violence-free, respectful relationships that support Pacific peoples to thrive and to build strong resilient families.