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Technology is both a weapon and a shield for those experiencing domestic violence

With growing recognition that domestic violence can be perpetuated using technology, there has been a an increase of news stories that focus on how abusers use it to coerce and control victims.

  • Hadeel Al-Alosi
  • The Conversation

For example, when a man stole his ex-partner’s laptop so he could monitor her private Facebook messages. Or when a husband installed a GPS tracking device in his daughter’s doll to monitor his…

Zex 2bBut there’s also considerable potential for victims to use new technologies to hold abusers…

  • Technology as a sword and shield for victims

Those experiencing domestic violence can use technology as both a…

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