Coercive control: What is it and why should it be criminalised?

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    As France along with many other countries deal with a surge in domestic abuse due to the pandemic, Annette Young talks to Sarah McGrath from the NGO Women for Women France on why coercive control, where perpetrators humiliate and control their partners, should be criminalised. Also new marriage laws in Gabon officially permits the payment of a dowry to the family of the bride. Yet our team on the ground reports on whether the move will indeed protect women. Plus the menopause and how it impacts the careers of millions of women, many of whom are working full-time.

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