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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

Read @David_Challen’s article on why ‘just snapping’ has become a dangerously common excuse for perpetrators of #DomesticAbuse.

We stand with David and all survivors of #DomesticAbuse:

Ruth Davison, interim chief executive at @comicrelief has been appointed to Chief Exec at the domestic abuse charity @RefugeCharity She has previously held senior positions at @christian_aid, the @CanalRiverTrust, @FoEint and @crisis_uk


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