Thwarting tech-savvy abusers and empowering survivors of violence through technology Today national experts on technology and violence against women from Australia and the United States announced the launch of the Safety Net Australia project: helping survivors safely use technology to search for help and decrease isolation, while using technology evidence to hold abusers and stalkers […]
WESNET is hosting Cindy Southworth in the lead up to the 8th National Homeless Conference at the Gold Coast in September. This week she spoke with groups working in the Bendigo region about technology safety. The Bendigo Advertiser also reported the event.
WESNET Representatives were pleased to be able to attend the 2nd Technology Summit hosted by our sister organisation in the USA, the National Network to End Domestic Violence late last month. With 27 sessions such as “Revenge Porn: A Survivor’s Story,” “Investigating Technology?Related Crimes,” and “Safety Apps for Survivors,” the summit builds on over 12 […]
The theme for 2012 Homeless Persons Week is “homing in on the real issues of homelessness”. In order to understand why we are homeless, we need to see why we become homeless. Homelessness Australia, in its campaign for 2012 notes the many causes of homelessness in our community such as domestic violence, unemployment and poverty, […]
[stextbox id=”alert”] Australia’s national homelessness peak body has joined forces with the Women’s Services Network (WESNET) and the Australian Women Against Violence Alliance (AWAVA) to highlight and endorse the United Nations International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women. Escaping domestic and family violence is the most often cited reason given by women for […]