The Reason Why #DomesticViolence Victims Stay With Abuser – #YWCA

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Dr. Dara Richardson-Heron, our Chief Executive Officer for the YWCA USA wrote about one of the primary reasons that victims of domestic violence choose to stay with their abuser…. financial power. Please read below.

(source: The Huffington Post – Women)


Here’s The Number One Reason Victims of Domestic Violence Stay


Posted: 07/14/2015 5:09 pm EDT Updated: 07/14/2015 5:59 pm EDT

The YWCA is committed to ending domestic violence and making sure that women who do experience domestic violence are able to find safety and survive abuse from an intimate partner. That is why last week, as an Aspen Ideas Scholar, I spoke on the impact of financial abuse on domestic violence victims at the Aspen Ideas Festival. It is always an honor to bring awareness to such a critical issue.

Unfortunately, far too many people dismiss domestic violence as a private matter, assuming that both partners have an…

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