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Safety Net Project

Safety Net Project logoTechnology helps victims and their children successfully flee violent batterers, stalkers and rapists. But  what millions don't realize is the dangerous and potentially lethal sides of various technologies in the hands of abusers and perpetrators.  NNEDV's Safety Net: Safe & Strategic Technology Project addresses how technology impacts the safety, privacy, accessibility, and civil rights of victims by:

  • Educating victims, their advocates and the general public on ways to use technology strategically to help find safety and escape domestic violence, dating violence, sexual violence, stalking and abuse;
  • Training law enforcement, social services, coordinated community response teams and others how to hold perpetrators accountable for misusing technology to impersonate, harass, stalk, surveil, and threaten.
  • Advocating for strong local, state, national and international policies and practices that ensure the safety, privacy and civil rights of all victims and survivors.

NNEDV's Safety Net Project addresses how technology can be harnessed successfully to do effective outreach, intervention, and violence prevention work.

Since 2002, the Safety Net Project has trained more than 50,000 advocates, police, prosecutors and others.  Read more


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NNEDV announced that it is joining Facebook’s Safety Advisory Board, becoming one of five organizations from North America and Europe to be a part of the group. NNEDV’s Safety Net Technology Project experts... Read More ▹

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Three major companies – Google, Verizon through the Verizon Foundation, and Liz Claiborne Inc. – join together in a unique way to better serve victims of domestic violence. Read More ▹

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Bilingual tool available to outsmart abusers and stalkers in today's hi-tech world! The National Network to End Domestic Violence Fund (NNEDV) Project has released an innovative, interactive Survivors &... Read More ▹

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Safety Net: the National Safe & Strategic Technology Project Technology has a major impact on survivors of abuse. It can be used by a victim to access help, to strategically maintain safety and privacy, and... Read More ▹