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Discrimination and Financial Abuse

Discrimination and Financial Abuse


This is when someone treats you unfairly because they think you are different.

This may be because of:

  • The way you look or talk
  • Your disability
  • Your religion
  • Your sexuality
  • Your age
  • The colour of your skin
  • Your gender

Financial Abuse

When someone takes your money or things, including:

  • Stealing your money or belongings
  • Using your money to pay for their things
  • Forcing you to give them your money or things
  • Making you buy something you don’t want to buy
  • Controlling how you spend your money