A Week Without Violence: Economic Abuse – It’s More than Dollars and Cents - YWCA USA
Episode #15 – This episode of Organize Your Butterflies is hosted by YWCA CEO Alejandra Y. Castillo and features expert guest Kim Pentico discussing the realities of economic abuse, and how this often “invisible” abuse method is so prominent domestic violence cases. The podcast discusses how to identity economic abuse, what to do if you are… Continue Reading A Week Without Violence: Economic Abuse – It’s More than Dollars and Cents
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