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A man sits behind the screen of a laptopWhat is tech abuse?

Modern technology gives perpetrators ever-growing ways to stalk, isolate and control women using the tools of everyday life. Perpetrators are increasingly using technology to facilitate their abuse of the women we support. Find out more

A police officer telling a woman escaping #DomesticAbuse that she is “fit” to “boost her confidence” is unprofessional and unhelpful. We are glad that this officer has been referred to a disciplinary tribunal for his actions.

“Without [these amendments], victims will be left trapped in an abusive household. It is as simple as that." –@JessPhilllips.

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