Sandra Horley CBE

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The Law on Domestic Violence Needs to Be Strengthened - But Not by Criminalising Coercive Control

(8) Comments | Posted 4 November 2014 | (00:00)

A debate has opened up on whether the law around domestic violence needs to be strengthened. Specifically, the Home Office is considering proposals to criminalise 'coercive control' - which is defined by the government as "an act or a pattern of acts of assault, threats, humiliation and intimidation...

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Don't Cover It Up: The Real Women Behind the Lauren Luke Video

(0) Comments | Posted 2 July 2012 | (16:08)

Domestic violence is a deadly, insidious crime which affects thousands of people up and down the country. One woman in four will experience abuse at some point in her lifetime. Two women are killed every week in England and Wales by a former or current partner.

And yet, despite...

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