(Left to Right): Peter Buffett, Jimmie Briggs, Joe Ehrmann, Tony Porter,
Dave Zirin and Moderator Eve Ensler.
On Monday, Emmy-nominated actress Kerry Washington spoke out about an often-overlooked reason why women stay in abusive relationships: financial abuse.
"If a woman isn’t even aware of the dynamics of financial abuse — what it looks like, what it is — she may not even know that that’s part of the tools being used to control her and manipulate her and keep her trapped,” said Washington, the spokeswoman for “Purple Purse” — an initiative by Allstate Foundation to raise awareness of domestic abuse.
Read more via The Huffington Post.