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2021 has been one of the most deadly years for women and girls. With social isolation and limited access to services, abusive partners have more power than ever. Technology is being misused to become another tool for abusive partners to exert control. Technology has also helped front line workers and volunteers respond requests for support through Crisis Lines, phone call, email, and text messages.
For Prevention of Violence Against Women Week April 11-17 2021, we created this PSA to raise awareness and share best practices for online safety.
Disabling read-receipts & location-sharing are 2 ways women can take back their power in abusive relationships.— BWSS (@EndingViolence) April 17, 2021
More tips on preventing technology-facilitated abuse: https://t.co/8nWrwoyOYj #PreventionOfViolenceAgainstWomenWeek #PVAWW #GBV pic.twitter.com/vPCba0sn0t
Online abuse has escalated for more than 20 countries, especially through Facebook and Instagram. That’s why practicing online safety is vital. Get tips to keep yourself safe: https://t.co/8nWrwoQqmT#PreventionOfViolenceAgainstWomenWeek #PVAWW #GBV pic.twitter.com/07dtQSBcXd— BWSS (@EndingViolence) April 14, 2021
April 11-17 is #PreventionOfViolenceAgainstWomenWeek. This week, and every week, we're working to prevent #GBV, especially through technology.— BWSS (@EndingViolence) April 11, 2021
BWSS is taking action to support survivors through a number of resources, support services and our Crisis Line. #PVAWW pic.twitter.com/70PDINFMOA