Talking About Financial Abuse with Allstate Foundation Purple Purse

CHARLOTTE, NC — 1 in 4 women experience domestic violence in their lifetime. In 99% of those cases, financial abuse also happens.

Since 2005, the Allstate Foundation Purple Purse has been committed to raising awareness about domestic violence and financial abuse.

The program’s recent research shows that 1/3 of Americans think talking about domestic violence is taboo.

Derek James talked to Ellen Leesak about how Purple Purse is trying to change that.

Watch the full interview below: