Economic Abuse: The Hidden Side of Domestic Violence


Whilst financial abuse doesn’t garner the same attention as other forms of abuse, it’s one of the most powerful ways of keeping a person trapped in an abusive relationship. Research shows that  financial insecurity is one of the top reasons that women stay with, or return to an abusive partner.

Dr Becky Batagol, Associate Professor at Monash Sustainable Development Institute & Faculty of Law, at Monash University, spoke with The Daily’s Victor Petrovic about economic abuse and the hidden side of domestic violence.

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