Technology-Facilitated Abuse is on the Rise in Australia

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Secret tracking apps are just one of the many ways abusers can use technology to keep their victims in a “constant state of fear”. 

A recent survey from women’s service network, WESNET, found that almost all women experiencing family violence suffered from technology abuse. This includes abusive text messages and social media posts as well as tracking of smartphones and their victim’s movements.

There are some useful resources in this article for women experiencing tech facilitated abuseIf you or someone you know needs support to apply this advice please contact Leep for assistance on 1300 163 106. 

 

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