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NSW inquiry into coercive control in domestic relationships claims abusive heterosexual women don’t control their partners except in rare cases

The NSW inquiry into coercive control in domestic relationships published its report this week.

The report contains the following sickeningly sexist (and factually incorrect) gendered analysis of coercive control. Apparently men and lesbian women can control their partners but heterosexual women are unable to do so except in (presumably) rare cases.

The report also cited testimony from the One in Three Campaign but used it as an example of a disabled victim (not a male victim), despite much of Mr Bennett’s abuse while disabled being highly gendered (i.e. it wouldn’t have happened to a disabled female).

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