Electronic technology - such as computers, cell phones, the internet - can help domestic violence victims learn about community services, find housing and employment opportunities, or research protection orders. However, there is a dangerous side to electronic technology that also gives domestic violence batterers new ways to harass, stalk, inflict fear and control their victims.

The Safety Net Project of the National Network to End Domestic Violence has resources to help be aware of ways abusers use technology and of ways to be safer using technology:

Technology Power and Control Wheel NNEDV Safety Net Project

Tips - Be aware and protect yourself against abuse through technology
Spanish version - Un Plan de Protección de la Tecnología para las(os) Sobrevivientes
Also available in Chinese, Korean, Vietnamese, Somali and Russian

Tech Savvy Teens: Choosing Who Gets to See Your Info
Adolescentes Tecnisabios: Escoge Quién Pueda Ver Tu Información

PCADV Works to Make Victims and Law Enforcement Aware of Technology Stalking and Abuse.

  • PCADV's member programs work in every county to provide domestic violence victims and families with emergency shelter, housing options and other services to help victims gain financial stability and independence. 
dialog warning Alert! Computer use can be monitored.

Alert! Computer use can be monitored.

Review these safety tips to learn more. Click the red quick escape button above to immediately leave this site if your abuser may see you reading it.

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