The Scandal star speaks out on a form of abuse that isn't often discussed.
Partnering with Allstate, Kerry Washington has released a public service announcement on a form of domestic abuse that we rarely hear about in the news: Financial abuse.
“Financial abuse leaves invisible bruises that can take decades to heal,” said Washington, “but there’s hope.”
To raise awareness about financial abuseâ€”which involves the abuser limiting the victim’s access to cash, destroying credit and jeopardizing jobsâ€”Washington is working with the Allstate Foundation’s Purple Purse intitative, to “help women gain control of their purse strings.”
Check out her PSA and pass it along.
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