‘I had serious concussion, bad credit and $15,000 debt’ – abuse survivor

November 24, 2022

Parliament is urged to make an immediate law change to protect those who suffer economic abuse in relationships

She is a health professional. She is a mother of three. She has close friends and family who love her. She never imagined she would suffer physical and economic abuse at the hands of her partner.

This woman spoke with Newsroom about the violence she experienced that culminated in him smashing her in the head in a public place in front of more than a dozen witnesses. Sadly, her story is not unusual.