Surviving economic abuse: welfare benefits
The Cost of Covid-19: Economic abuse throughout the pandemic - Briefing four - Welfare benefits
Surviving Economic Abuse - February 2021
The report details the range of ways in which perpetrators have interfered with victim-survivors' access to welfare benefits during the pandemic, and the issues women have experienced in waiting to receive payments. It includes recommendations which, if implemented, would support victim-survivors of economic abuse to access welfare benefits – in turn helping them to build economic safety.