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Special Collection
January 2018

Safety & Privacy in a Digital World

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For many of us, technology plays an integral role in our day-to-day lives. This newly updated special collection explores ways to promote safe internet use, build healthy online communities, and promote social justice online, while addressing some of the ways that abusers misuse technology to commit gender-based violence.

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  • General Material
December 2017

Online Harassment Is a Social Problem That Requires a Social Response

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In this piece, feminist writer Soraya Chemaly examines the ways in which women’s rights and expression are affected by persistent and often violent online harassment related to their gender, class, race, sexuality and more through an intersectional lens. 
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  • General Material
December 2017

The State of the World's Children 2017: Children in a Digital World

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This report explores the different ways digital technology affects children, identifying dangers as well as opportunities, and discusses how digital access can be a game changer for children or yet another dividing line.
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  • General Material
October 2017

10 Tips for Wireless Home Network Security

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This article provides recommendations for improving the security of your home wireless network, such as changing default administrator passwords, using encryption, changing the default SSID, and enabling firewalls on each computer and the router.
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  • General Material
September 2017

Dealing with Cyberbullies

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This article offers information about cyberbullying, describing what it is, why it has become such a problem, and ways that individuals can protect themselves from cyberbullies.
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  • General Material
September 2017

Online Grooming of Children for Sexual Purposes: Model Legislation & Global Review

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While child grooming takes place both face-to-face as well as online, the Internet poses a particular challenge, as those seeking to victimize children take advantage of the relative anonymity online interaction provides. This publication examines global legal responses to this problem and offers model legislation.
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  • General Material
May 2017

Technology-Facilitated Stalking: What You Need to Know

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Typical activities such as tweeting, updating a Facebook status, or using a phone’s GPS to find local restaurants can all be misused by abusers to stalk, harass, surveil, and control victims. This page from TechSafety.org provides information on technology-facilitated stalking and offers some safety tips for survivors.
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  • General Material
April 2017

Online Privacy: Using the Internet Safely

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This page reviews internet activities that reveal your personal information, how others can get information about your online privacy, and what to know about cloud computing.
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  • General Material
January 2017

Online Privacy & Safety Tips

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This 1-page handout provides tips for preventing sensitive and personal information from making its rounds on the Web. It highlights email, passwords, social networks, online accounts, and safe web browsing.
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  • General Material
January 2017

Tips for Safe Social Networking for Teens

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This page from ConnectSafely outlines several internet safety tips for teens that address identity, passwords, sexuality, and more.
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  • General Material
January 2017

The Internet & Intimate Partner Violence: Technology Changes, Abuse Doesn’t

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Online harassment itself is often a form of domestic or sexual violence, and the abuse is often a combination of online intimidation with offline abuse. This article explores ways in which abusers often use the internet and discusses implications for prosecutors.
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  • General Material
July 2016

Safety & Privacy on Twitter: A Guide for Survivors of Harassment and Abuse

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Abusers often misuse online platforms, such as Twitter, as a tool to harass, abuse, and stalk. This guide provides specific tips and guidance for Twitter users on increasing their privacy and responding to other users who misuse the platform.