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A leap of faith  "Forthe past 10 years I have talked about the importance of women's economic independence at every given opportunity."I've loved reading the blogs written by SEA's amazing supporters this week. What struck me when reading the blog by Jo Youle though is having no recollection of the conversation she reports us having over pizza. I'm guessing that this is because for the past 10 years I have talked about the importance of women's economic independence at every given opportunity. Ever since I started speaking to women who have experienced economic abuse.

Economic resources give women choices. It is still only recently that women have had the economic power required for self sufficiency. As Destiny's Child famously put it: The house I live in, I've bought it; The car I'm driving, I've bought it. I depend on me.

I'm not naive. The gender pay gap and split of caring responsibilities are just a few of the barriers that cont…

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