economic abuse

Definition

Economic abuse refers to causing or attempting to cause an individual to become financially dependent on another person, by obstructing her or his access to, or control over, resources and/or independent economic activity.

See also: economic violence

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Source(s)

UN Women (2013). Ending Violence against Women and Girls: Programming Essentials. Available at:

http://www.endvawnow.org/en/modules/view/14-programming-essentials-monit...

URI: http://eige.europa.eu/taxonomy/term/1095