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 to remain connected to family and friends. It is often used to prove guilt and hold offenders accountable. Yet, technology, in its various forms, is also misused by abusers and perpetrators in crimes of domestic violence, sexual assault, stalking, and trafficking.
NNEDV’s Policy Team works closely with the Safety Net Project to focus on the intersection of technology and intimate partner abuse and support, craft, and update legislation that works to address safety, privacy, accessibility, and civil rights of victims. Read more about our Safety Net project.