Queensland encouraged to follow Scotland’s strong stance on coercive control | 7NEWS

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7NEWS Australia published this video item, entitled “Queensland encouraged to follow Scotland’s strong stance on coercive control | 7NEWS” – below is their description.

It’s been described as a “silent, hidden and deathly pandemic” but coercive control isn’t yet considered a crime in Queensland.

In Scotland, psychological domestic abuse is already against the law and experts there believe Queensland should follow suit.

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