Friday, May 22, 2009

The Economy and Domestic Violence Series from WeNews

Harsh Economy Highlights Cost of Domestic Abuse
By Kayla Hutzler - WeNews correspondent

As the economy has soured since September, reports of domestic violence have risen sharply. Advocates say this trend can be counted on to worsen household stress. The first of two articles.


Financial Abuse Rises as Major Hurdle to Safety
By Kayla Hutzler - WeNews correspondent

Money can be a big reason for staying with an abusive partner. But programs around the country help victims develop income and a family law specialist in New York says financial abuse can be solid grounds for a divorce. The second of two articles.

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