By Kristen Jordan Shamus, Detroit Free Press
Institute for Women’s Policy Research. “Without those resources, options are very limited.”
As many as 74% of women surveyed at domestic violence shelters reported that they stayed with an abuser longer because of financial issues, she said, citing a 2012 Mary Kay Foundation report.
And for women like Nicole Beverly of Ypsilanti Township, the cost of freedom from her ex-husband might never be fully paid.