Saturday, February 9, 2019

UK Lawmakers Push to Include Financial Abuse in Domestic Violence Law

From PRI.org:

The thing Anna remembers most about her 14-year marriage is being broke all the time.

Despite working three jobs for more than 60 hours a week, all of her money went to pay for the utility bills, child care, food and repairs to the house she and her husband owned together just outside London.

It was never enough. Her husband didn’t help financially. Instead, he took out credit cards to go on expensive weekend getaways — without her or their three children.

Anna is a pseudonym — to protect her identity. She says her husband refused to provide for childcare because he thought it was her responsibility as the mother.

Read more here.

https://lawprofessors.typepad.com/family_law/2019/02/uk-lawmakers-push-to-include-financial-abuse-in-domestic-violence-law.html

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