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New Book From Dean Postmus, Building Financial Empowerment for Survivors of Domestic Violence

Congratulations to Dean Judy Postmus on the release of her new book, Building Financial Empowerment for Survivors of Domestic Violence: A Path to Hope and Freedom.


Each year, millions of women throughout the world experience violence and abuse at the hands of their intimate partner. Abusers coercively control them by using a variety of tactics ranging from physical or sexual violence to emotional or psychological abuse. An additional tactic often used includes financial abuse in which the abuser controls the money in the family, exploits the victim’s financial standing, and interrupts her efforts to be self-sufficient. The impact of financial abuse can leave women financially trapped in the relationship with limited financial management skills, knowledge, or self-confidence. Indeed, survivors often mention financial barriers as a top reason for keeping them trapped by the abuser in the relationship. Read more, https://www.rutgersuniversitypress.org/building-financial-empowerment-for-survivors-of-domestic-violence/9781978804890

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