Community Based Research Project on Financial Abuse as a form of Intimate Partner Violence
WomanACT is undertaking community-based research into women’s experience of financial abuse as a form of intimate partner violence (IPV) in the Toronto area.
Working with researchers at the University of Guelph, the project will explore the nature of financial abuse, the impact of financial abuse on women and strategies to prevent financial abuse.
The project will include a literature review as well as undertake surveys, interviews and focus groups with Women with Lived Experience of financial abuse and with service providers working in the Violence against Women sector.
The research findings will be available in June 2019.