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This research by the office of the eSafety Commissioner explores experiences of technology-facilitated abuse among women living with intellectual or cognitive disability.

 The findings in the report are based on interviews with women with intellectual or cognitive disability and frontline workers who provide support services.

This research was commissioned to address major gaps in the evidence about technology-facilitated abuse against women with intellectual or cognitive disability.

The report reveals that the tactics used for technology-facilitated abuse of women with intellectual or cognitive disability are like those faced by all women, but there are some unique differences.

  • Key Summaries
  • Barriers to support
  • Recommendations

Easy Read is available.

Download the report and view key summaries.

pdfTechnology abuse of women with intellectual disability - Easy Read

pdf‘For my safety’ Experiences of technology-facilitated abuse among women with intellectual disability or cognitive disability

Building on this latest research, eSafety has developed new resources and professional development sessions for disability services staff, frontline workers, and specialist support staff in the domestic and family violence sectors.

Information sourced from eSafety.

 

If you or someone you know is at risk of immediate harm, please call Triple Zero (000).

For counselling and support, please contact:

1800 Respect 1800 737 732

Lifeline 13 11 14

Beyond Blue 1300 22 4636


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