Read all about the social impact of our Safety Net Australia Program in our new impact report. You can download the WESNET Safety Net Impact Report Nov 2018 – final – here
The origin of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women The origins of 25 November as the International Day go back to 1960, when the three Mirabal sisters from the Dominican Republic were killed for their political activism. The sisters, known as the “Unforgettable Butterflies,” became a symbol of the crisis of […]
WESNET held its 2018 Annual General Meeting on 16 November 2018. The Annual Report is available for download on our Annual Report page.
Another successful Tech Summit! Thanks to all our speakers and delegates for nerding out with our SafetyNet Australia team – the tech nerds of the VAW Sector. Missed out? Sign up for Techsafetynews over on our Techsafety Website to get updates on our forthcoming events and more. Or check out some of the highlights on […]
This article was originally posted on Telstra Exchange. by Karen Bentley, National Director – Women’s Services Network (WESNET) Technology has the potential to be a two-edged sword for those experiencing domestic violence. Working at the Women’s Services Network (WESNET), I’ve seen first-hand how perpetrators can misuse technology to abuse their victims, most often women. This includes threats […]