ONE-in-five people have been the victims of “revenge porn”, used to control, abuse or humiliate them, according to Australia’s largest study of image-based abuse.
DOMESTIC violence perpetrators are attaching tracking devices to their ex-partners’ cars in a frightening new stalking trend.
A 23-YEAR-OLD Geelong man beat up and stalked his former partner, breaking into her home and scratching “I found yo” into her wooden bed head, a court has heard.
DOMESTIC violence perpetrators are using “revenge porn” to humiliate and harass victims or to keep them trapped in abusive relationships by threatening to post intimate images online.
A national portal to help victims of revenge porn remove images from the web will be developed as part of COAG’s third action plan to address violence against women and children.
DOMESTIC violence abusers are increasingly using spyware, GPS tracking on phones and family internet accounts to stalk and harass women, Australia’s first DV tech safety summit has been told
Such advice contributes to the shaming and humiliation of victims by placing the responsibility back onto them for their humiliation.
South Australian legal services say up to 90 per cent of domestic violence cases involve technology.