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Online Stalking | #16Days 2020

Online Stalking is the constant monitoring of your activities and it is a crime. Perpetrators use the internet, email or social media to stalk, harass or even threaten a person by sending harassing emails, messages, or tags in comments of social media posts just to torment a victim. Other examples include: Asking for sexual favours …

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Online Stalkers | 2019 #16DaysOfActivism

Advocacy group Working to Halt Online Abuse (WHO@) publishes¬†comprehensive statistics¬†on cyberstalking and online harassment. According to this information, victims of online stalking are spread evenly across all age groups, although over the past decade the number of males being stalked online has almost doubled. An estimated 1 in 12 women in the US has experienced …

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Monitoring | 2019 #16DaysOfActivism

Safety online is important for all but especially so for victims of domestic violence. Often, women that are cyber-stalked by their partners, don’t know that the cyber crime is taking place until it is too late. Abusive partners may use spyware software to monitor their victims movements, conversations and online activities on either a computer …

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