As many as 8.5 million adults experience ‘economic abuse’ in UK

A steep increase in the cost of living in the United Kingdom has led to a rise in cases of what's being called “economic abuse”. Charities say this is being experienced by as many as 8.5 million adults. Economic abuse happens when a person’s ability to acquire, use and maintain financial resources is taken away by someone else in a coercive or controlling way. It was criminalised in the UK in 2021. Al Jazeera's Neave Barker reports from London. Subscribe to our channel Follow us on Twitter Find us on Facebook Check our website: Check out our Instagram page: @AljazeeraEnglish #Aljazeeraenglish #News #EconomicAbuse #UnitedKingdom #Economy #UK #Economic #Money #Finance
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