Black and brown survivors are more likely than white survivors to face financial insecurity right now, putting them in an even more vulnerable position.
“Society will no longer tolerate the appalling breach of trust committed by one partner against the other," Ireland’s Minister for Justice and Equality said.
It occurs in 99 percent of domestic violence cases.
The tennis legend is urging all of us to speak frankly about money to combat the “ugly topic” of financial abuse.
To the outside world, they were the perfect family: living in an affluent neighborhood, annual vacations, nice car, both with good jobs... but behind closed doors it was a very different matter.
This past December, Harold Henthorn was sentenced to life in prison for the murder of his wife Toni Henthorn. Originally, when Harold Henthorn reported the death of his wife off of a 140-ft cliff in Denver, Colorado, it was considered an accident.
Need help? In the U.S., call 1-800-799-SAFE (7233) for the National Domestic Violence Hotline. Related: Financial Abuse Takes
He showed us how to continue to be productive even as we become older. And then he showed us how vulnerable anyone can be to elder abuse, and how to handle this tragedy.
Americans are aware that the powerful abuse the weak but we often turn a blind eye because we don't want to get involved.