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Strangling: Calls for a new non-fatal strangulation offence

2021-01-13T16:28:49+10:00

A fresh move is under way to make non-fatal strangulation a specific criminal offence in England and Wales, after the House of Lords debated the Domestic Abuse Bill. The government has said it has no plans to change the law, arguing that non-fatal strangulation is already covered by existing legislation. However, campaigners say abusers who use non-fatal strangulation are telling their victims: "I am controlling you and I can kill you" - but too often are charged only with common assault. Lockdown exit must consider rise in abuse - May Change in strangling law 'would save lives' This is what happened [...]

Strangling: Calls for a new non-fatal strangulation offence2021-01-13T16:28:49+10:00

Signed partnership with the Training Institute for Strangulation Prevention San Diego

2019-11-11T17:56:52+10:00

History in the making. A signed partnership between the Training Institute for Strangulation Prevention San Diego and the Australian Institute for Strangulation. The first such international partnership. What an honour. Thank you Casey Gwinn, Gael Strack, Dr Bill Smock and all who make this enormous milestone possible.    

Signed partnership with the Training Institute for Strangulation Prevention San Diego2019-11-11T17:56:52+10:00
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