Information and Communications Technology (ICT) and Violence Against Women

Clearinghouse Connector – April 2011

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How technology is being used to perpetrate violence against women – and to fight it Association for Progressive Communications (APC), 2009

The use of new communication and information technologies for sexual exploitation of women and children Hastings Women’s Law Journal, 2002

Digital dangers : information and communication technologies and trafficking in women Association for Women’s Rights in Development; Association for Progressive Communications. Women’s Networking Support Program (APC WNSP), 2006

ICT and violence

The use of information and communication technologies to coerce and control in domestic violence and following separation Australian Domestic and Family Violence Clearinghouse Stakeholder Paper, 2009

Online communication technologies and sexual assault Aware: Australian Centre for the Study of Sexual Assault Newsletter, 2010

New technologies, unauthorised visual images and sexual assault Aware: Australian Centre for the Study of Sexual Assault Newsletter, 2009

ICT and young people

Safe sext : young people, technology and sexual violence DVRCV Quarterly, 2010

Eroticising inequality : technology, pornography and young people DVRCV Quarterly, 2010

Click and connect : young Australians' use of online social media Australian Communications and Media Authority, 2009

Teenagers, legal risks and social networking sites Monash University. Faculty of Education, 2011

Cyberbullying : the new online crime Grabel and Associates, 2013 – Added: August 2013

Related websites

Take back the tech

Gender IT


Stop cyberbullying

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