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Non-Fatal Strangulation and Reproductive Coercion

Image with the details of the webinar - Non-Fatal Strangulation and Reproductive Coercion: New health-related offences in family violence?
Image with the details of the webinar - Non-Fatal Strangulation and Reproductive Coercion: New health-related offences in family violence?

Our latest webinar is now available on line. You can find a recording of the webinar here.

Our  second of our webinars on family violence, in partnership with the Women's Legal Service, was held on April 12, 2022. 

What are 'non-fatal strangulation' and 'reproductive coercion'? What new health-related offences in family violence are proposed?

This webinar will interest community and health sector workers, and volunteers.

Our guest speaker explains:

  • What are non-fatal strangulation' and 'reproductive coercion'?
  • How to identify these patterns of behaviour and how to support clients experiencing them
  • The relationship to other forms of family violence
  • Proposed changes to the law around these behaviours

To view the PowerPoint presentation by Elise Whitmore click here

Guest speaker Elise Whitmore is a Principal Solicitor at the Women's Legal Service Tasmania, and works mainly in the Domestic Violence Units in the North of Tasmania. She has worked across numerous Community Legal Centres over the past decade, practising in the areas of family law and family violence, as well as discrimination, employment and sexual harassment law.