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Financial Abuse Online Survey – Share your story!

“He controlled all the money. I had to show him receipts for every cent I spent.”
“I trusted him to manage all our money, now I’m left with all his debts.”
“When we got married, I had a job, a car and I was saving up to buy a house. The marriage is over and I’ve got nothing.”
“We were both on good salaries, but we never seemed to have enough money. I kept wondering where all the money was going.”
“Every time I tried to talk about money, he’d get angry.”

Sounds familiar?

If any or all of these statements sound familiar to you, then you may have experienced financial abuse in your relationship. If so, we would greatly appreciate your help in filling out our short online survey. Your knowledge and insights about your experience would be a valuable contribution to our research.

Help other women by filling out our online research survey!

WIRE is conducting research to learn how financial abuse impacts on women and what are the barriers and challenges women face when seeking a fair share of the finances and assets after the relationship ends. This research will also help us to know more about what information and support is most useful to women when they leave a financially abusive relationship. Read more about our research

If you are a woman who has experience of financial abuse in an intimate relationship, currently or in the past, please help us by filling out this online survey at . This survey is

  • Anonymous
  • Confidential
  • Short – it will only take you around 10 to 15 minutes to complete!

Your responses are extremely valuable to us! Our research findings will be published in a report in July 2014 and available online.

Please note that this survey does use gender-specific language; however, we do recognise that financial abuse also occurs in same-sex relationships. If you need to talk to someone about your situation, call WIRE on 1300 134 130 or 1800 RESPECT (24 hour service).

Thank you!

Prue Cameron
WIRE Research Officer
Financial abuse in the context of family violence project
T: (03) 9348 9416, Option 9

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