Content warning: This story mentions domestic abuse.
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“For many men, for many perpetrators, it’s a strategy. And then of course, it’s control. For a woman, it’s very hard to prove. But once you leave, you will be in bankruptcy.”
Easy to hide and difficult to recover from — Meseret Haileyesus is talking about the harsh reality of domestic economic abuse.
As the founder of the Canadian Center for Women’s Empowerment (CCFWE) and a survivor of economic abuse herself, Haileyesus knows how taxing it is to endure and finally leave a financially abusive relationship.
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