Coercive Control

Coercive control serves as the context within which domestic violence occurs. It is a term used to describe an ongoing pattern of behavior used by one person to harm, punish, frighten, or threaten another person. It was criminalized in the UK in December 2015.

Arizona Gripped By A Surge Of Domestic Violence

An alarming report from the Arizona Coalition to End Sexual and Domestic Violence reveals that the state’s decision to ignore the urgent need to expand existing legislation to include coercive control has made it a hotspot for intimate partner abuse in the United States. According to Arizona’s Family, the state has one of the highest rates of domestic violence fatalities…

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