The Atlantic | Paid Leave From Work Can Help Domestic-Violence Victims Leave Abusers

This Atlantic article highlights the importance of paid leave from work for DV victims. In a domestic violence crisis, “a victim’s job is her lifeline,” said Sonya Passi, the founder and CEO of FreeFrom, a nonprofit dedicated to financially empowering victims of domestic violence. In addition to physical and emotional abuse, 94 percent of victims experience some kind of financial abuse in the relationship, according to one study.