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From TheJournal.ie State's first conviction for coercive control handed down in Donegal Circuit Court Domestic Abuse

State's first conviction for coercive control handed down in Donegal Circuit Court

Coercive control occurs when a current or ex-partner knowingly and persistently engaged in behaviour that is controlling or intimidating.

From TheJournal.ie Column: 'Why did I fall so hard? Why did I make myself so vulnerable to him?' Coercive Control

Column: 'Why did I fall so hard? Why did I make myself so vulnerable to him?'

The Domestic Violence Bill 2017 has to be one of the most significant pieces of legislation to come before the Oireachtas so far this year, writes Patricia Tsouros.

From TheJournal.ie 'Groundbreaking' domestic violence law covers psychological abuse and the views of children Coercive Control

'Groundbreaking' domestic violence law covers psychological abuse and the views of children

The legislation gives extra support to survivors.

From TheJournal.ie Psychological abuse: 'He would criticise me, humiliate me and question my stability' Column

Psychological abuse: 'He would criticise me, humiliate me and question my stability'

I’m glad that the offense of ‘coercive control’ is to be included in the Domestic Violence Bill 2017, writes Patricia Tsouros.

From TheJournal.ie TDs urged to pass new domestic violence bill making psychological abuse a crime Coercive Control

TDs urged to pass new domestic violence bill making psychological abuse a crime

A major study found 31% of Irish women have experienced some form of psychological violence by a partner.

From TheJournal.ie Coercive control: 'If I didn’t do what he wanted me to, myself and the kids would suffer' Read Me

Coercive control: 'If I didn’t do what he wanted me to, myself and the kids would suffer'

The government must include the offence of coercive control in the upcoming Domestic Violence Bill, writes Sharon O’Halloran.