The Georgia Coalition Against Domestic Violence

This article was posted April 26, 2011 in the Money section of the website of U.S. News & World Report and was written by Tim Chen.  You can find it online at http://money.usnews.com/money/blogs/my-money/2011/04/26/how-to-stop-domestic-financial-abuse Financial abuse occurs in 98 percent of abusive relationships, whether in the form of restricting access to a spouse’s credit, or draining […]


Economic Abuse: The Basics Economic abuse is a major factor in abusive relationships.  In fact, economic abuse occurs in 98 percent of abusive relationships.  Every day, survivors of domestic violence face complex economic barriers while trying to leave their abusers and again when trying to establish a new life for themselves and their children.  For […]


GCADV Economic Justice Coordinator Allison Smith was the special guest this past weekend on the  local radio show “Your Retirement Matters” with Investment Advisor Arlene Brown, as aired 9:30 – 10:00 a.m. on March 5 and 6 on AM 1160 Atlanta News Talk Radio.  You can listen to the radio segment by going to http://www.newstalk1160.com/shows/weekend-hosts and […]


1 in 3 teenagers experiences relationship abuse.  Relationship abuse crosses all racial, economic and cultural backgrounds.  Unfortunately, I know a bit about this sort of abuse, and I want to let you know that you are not alone if you are someone that is being abused.  That’s important.  It can be hard letting anyone know […]


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