NYC housing market is posing an obstacle for domestic violence victims hoping to flee

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NYC Housing Market An Obstacle For Domestic Violence Victims Hoping To Flee
Why is it so hard to get out of an abusive relationship?

The scary truth is that domestic violence is not restricted to physical abuse. Economic and financial abuse is also at stake.

An unfortunate scarcity of resources and financial insecurity often keep victims trapped in dangerous relationships. This dependency makes it even harder for victims to seek help. Many survivors are scared to leave and understandably so.

Domestic abuse victims are at highest risk of danger when they decide to leave the damaging relationships. More than half of domestic abuse survivors lose their job due to health issues and frequent absenteeism.

What do you think? Should and can solutions come from the support of employers?

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