APPG 2017 Report: Domestic Violence Recommendations Report on Online Abuse
The All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Domestic Violence convened an Expert Discussion on the issue of online abuse in October 2016 with representatives from online providers, the police and prosecutors, support services and Government. The APPG are concerned about the increasing levels of domestic abuse and violence against women and girls (VAWG) perpetrated online and the use of technology and social media to control, abuse and threaten victims. The APPG’s report outlines a range of recommendations on the action needed for a modern, effective response to online forms of domestic abuse and VAWG.
Published: Women’s Aid, 27th February 2017