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"I was cut off from family and friends" - the scary reality of Coercive Control

Finding yourself a victim of coercive control is an extremely frightening situation and since 20...

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13.37 10 May 2021


"I was cut off from family and friends" - the scary reality of Coercive Control


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13.37 10 May 2021


Finding yourself a victim of coercive control is an extremely frightening situation and since 2019 it is a criminal offence in Ireland.

Today on Lunchtime Live we heard about what it's like to live in a situation like that, and what can be done to get out of it.

Ruth Dodsworth, a presenter with ITV Wales and a victim of coercive control joined Sinead Ryan alongside, Patricia Rickard-Clarke, the Chairperson of Safeguarding Ireland,

 

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Coercive Control Domestic Abuse ITV Law Lunchtime Live Newstalk Patricia Rickard Clarke Ruth Dodsworth Safeguarding Ireland Sinead Ryan TV Wales

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