Yours, Mine & Femme! – Ep. 5 Technology Facilitated Abuse
This week on Yours, Mine & Femme we’re taking a bit of a change of pace, and discussing a difficult but important issue, technology facilitate abuse. A new report has come out from Monash University which has described this form of abuse as ‘significant’ and gendered. With confidence levels in police and legal responses remaining low – what needs to change to combat this harmful behavior. Yours, Mine & Femme Host Bethany Tracey spoke to the lead author of the report Dr. Asher Flynn to find out.
If you or anyone you know is suffering from technology facilities abuse, please contact the services below for support:
Family Violence Response and Referral Line 1800 633 937
1800RESPECT – 1800 737 732
Lifeline – 13 11 14
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