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Not Enough: What TANF Offers Family Violence Victims

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Personal Author: 
Timothy Casey
Jill Davies
Annika Gifford
and Anne Menard
Corporate Author: 
National Resource Center on Domestic Violence & Legal Momentum
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Domestic violence and poverty are intersecting issues. Significant numbers of women living in poverty are battered and the violence they experience can make the climb out of poverty unattainable. Poverty, in turn, can make it impossible to escape violence or deal with its effects. To be safe, victims need to be free from the violence and control of those who abuse them, but they must also be able to meet their basic human needs. (external link)

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