PowerPoint: “Opening the Perpetrator Black Box”

The PowerPoint presentation from the Money, love and financial abuse session at conference, that asks, how can we address the devastating financial outcomes for victims/survivors of family violence?

Speaking from lived experience, legal and research perspectives, the panel introduced the complex relations between women, money and love that set the scene for financial abuse, then open the ‘perpetrator black box’ to expose how women are re- victimized at the intersection of family law and consumer law. Findings from WIRE’s ‘Financial Teachable moments’ study stressed the importance of addressing the financial safety and timely and relevant ‘money conversations’ with victims/survivors, no matter which door they enter through and whichever stage of the family violence journeys they are at.

Download the PowerPoint.