Practice Guidance

Technology as a weapon of domestic abuse: quick guide

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Introduction

Context The widespread use of smartphones and tablets and increasing developments in technology provide new ways for domestic abuse to be perpetrated. These devices and the mobile phone applications (apps) designed for them can be used to manipulate, intimidate, humiliate and control victims.   An online survey of 307 female survivors of domestic abuse by […]

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