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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

Our community services remain open – if you’re living with an abusive partner, we are here to talk and help you find the support that works for you. Freephone and 24-hour on 0808 2000 247, or chat online 3-10pm, Mon-Fri:

Lord Ken Macdonald, former Director of Prosecutions, is supporting our call for the #DomesticAbuseBill to make threats to share intimate images a crime.

Join him, and over 35,000, others by sending an email to government – it takes less than a minute:

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