This paper provides a summary of the research on the connections between poverty, public assistance, employment, and violence against women. Implications for working with battered women who receive TANF are discussed in detail.
This paper reviews the growing body of research literature on domestic violence and welfare in several key areas and examines the relevance of the research for practice and policy, particularly for the implementation of the Family Violence Option.
Monitoring Domestic Violence Policy and Practice in State Welfare Programs: The Role of Community-Based Groups and Providers, A How-to-Guide
This paper offers basic guidance to community-based groups and service providers to use in conducting research and gathering information on welfare polices and practices related to domestic violence, including Identifying some of the central questions facing advocates and survivors.
This research project sought to understand -- from the perspectives of welfare recipients - the obstacles women face and the strengths and resources poor women bring to their struggles for safety and solvency.
This study assesses the impact of intimate partner violence (IPV) on labor force participation of welfare recipients and examines whether change in economic status affects violence levels.
Using survey research in two California counties, this study documents high rates of domestic violence among welfare recipients, and its impact, along with mental health and substance abuse issues, on womenÍs capacity to find work.