UK law makes coercive control a punishable offence

UK law makes coercive control a punishable offence

The UK passed a law in Dec 2015 making coercive control punishable by imprisonment. Shine's General Manager Jane Drumm says, 'Coercive control doesn't go on holiday, it doesn't stop for Christmas Day.' 

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“"When I got to the Shine refuge with my boys, I felt an enormous weight lift off me. I realised how much anxiety and fear I had been carrying around for so long. Shine helped me get a Protection Order and Parenting Order against S. Within days, I began sleeping and eating normally again." ”