Economic Abuse

Economic Abuse is an abuser’s distinct tactics to control a partner’s ability to acquire, access, and maintain economic resources, to hinder her economic self-sufficiency, and to damage her economic self-efficacy.

Financial/Economic abuse is present in 99% of domestic violence cases.

The Center on Violence Against Women and Children and the School of Social Work at Rutgers University released this factsheet to demonstrate the impact of economic abuse in relationships.


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