ECONOMIC ABUSE & THE EFFECTS ON WOMEN


With the move to include economic abuse in the definition of domestic abuse this panel explores the effects of economic abuse both within the relationship and after it has ended. We will also discuss how poverty (often caused by abuse) can impede healing and recovery.

SPEAKERS: MAUREEN NDLOVU / MARY-ANN STEPHENSON / NICOLA SHARP-JEFFS


POVERTY AND HOW IT AFFECTS WOMEN RECOVERING FROM ABUSE

MAUREEN NDLOVU

Working in the UK and Africa with women who experience violence, Maureen will discuss how poverty affects women recovering from abuse both here and across the world


HOW STATE POLICY MAKES ESCAPING ABUSE HARDER FOR WOMEN

MARY-ANN STEPHENSON

National advisory group on feminist budgeting. Mary-Ann will explore how the state often compounds the issues for women escaping economic abuse.


THE EFFECTS OF ECONOMIC ABUSE AND STRATEGIES FOR SURVIVORS
NICOLA SHARP-JEFFS

SEA is the leading charity working with economic abuse. Nicola will talk about their current work and plans for the future


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