Power-based abuse happens when someone uses power, control, or intimidation to harm someone physically or emotionally.
Types of Power-based Abuse
Domestic & Dating Abuse
Incidents or pattern of incidents of controlling, coercive, threatening, degrading and/or violent behavior, including sexual violence, in the majority of cases by a partner or ex-partner, but also by a family member or carer.
Actual, threatened, or attempted sexual contact with another person without that person’s consent.
The recruitment, transportation, transfer, harbouring or receipt of people through force, fraud or deception, with the aim of exploiting them for profit.
Actions that make someone feel threatened, oppressed or intimidated regardless of the relationship.
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