WESNET is the leading Australian NGO providing training and resources for domestic and family violence practitioners on how technology intersects with violence against women. Our expertise and advice is recognised internationally and here at home. We are looking for two new team members to help continue this important work. If you are into technology and […]
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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 […]
23 November 2016, Canberra – WESNET Telstra Safe Connections project today received a bronze award in the community-led category of the 2016 Australian Crime and Violence Prevention Awards (ACVPA). The ACVPAs recognise good practice in the prevention or reduction of violence and other types of crime in Australia. “In today’s society, there is almost complete overlap […]
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