Please share as widely as possible; you never know who in your family, workplace or friendship circles have experienced family violence and this new booklet on Privacy and Safety on Facebook could help.
Family violence causes isolated. Isolation from friends, family and support networks. Social media can help women connect with others; it can also be a tool used by perpetrators of family violence to stalk and further abuse women.
This new booklet ,Privacy and Safety on Facebook: a guide for survivors of abuse created by Facebook in conjunction with The National Network to End Domestic Violence can assist women who have experienced family violence to use Facebook as safely as possible or make a decision that for them at this moment Facebook isn’t for them.
The organisations mentioned in the booklet are American. For Victorian specific information and the contact details of Victorian organisations that can provide support for women experiencing electronic stalking read WIRE’s stalking booklet for information on gaining support in relation to family violence read WIRE’s Domestic Violence Information Sheet