Internet and Technology Safety
WARNING - If you are currently being stalked or abused it may not be safe to view this website. Your abuser can track your online actions – there is nothing you can do to completely remove your tracks.
If you think you might be in danger we suggest that you use a computer at a public library.
If you need help now, call 911 or the
• US National Domestic Violence Hotline 1-800-799-7233
• US National Sexual Assault Hotline 1-800-656-4673
• US National Teen Dating Violence Helpline 1-866-331-9474
To learn more, click the link provided. More
Officer.com newsletter, May 20, 2009
Technology, including Internet-based services like e-mail and instant messaging along with other technology such as GPS and computer spyware, have been used to harass one in four stalking victims. That translates into about 1.2 million victims whose stalkers used some form of technology to find them. Yet, when officers do encounter stalking, they are often uncertain about how to respond because they haven't been trained for it. More
November 16, 2009
Earlier this month Governor Deval Patrick cut $1 million (one third of the budget) from the Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE) Program. This cut will mean the near elimination of a crucial system of coordinated care for survivors of sexual violence. Take Action Now!
Minnesota American Indian Women's Resource Center, August 1, 2009
Police reports from Duluth showed that Native girls were being lured off reservations, taken onto ships in port, beaten, and gang-raped. Native girls were being trafficked into prostitution, pornography, and strip shows over state lines and to Mexico. This is the first report of commercial sexual exploitation of American Indian women and girls. More
NY State Office for Prevention of Domestic Violence Newsletter, June 1, 2009
The fact that divorcing parents often badmouth each other to the children can not justify the damage done to abused and endangered children by PAS and PA accusations. A more rational and fair approach to the claim of PA is presented. More