Rebuilding financial security and confidence after domestic abuse can be extremely challenging. More and more online and nationwide in-person programs have started teaching survivors the financial skills necessary to recover from abuse, however. As the adage goes, knowledge is power! Read on to further or begin your financial education journey today.
Our identities are based on, among other aspects, our race, class, gender, sexuality, faith. What happens when the vulnerabilities and inequalities associated with each of these intersect? Survivors who are black women, pregnant working mothers, illegal immigrants or male could see their multiple identities interlock against them, but by analyzing their abuse through the lens of intersectionality we can better understand how to help.
There can be consequences to breaking the silence for survivors and witnesses. However, some benefits outweigh and continue to push for a world without domestic violence.