Social media is a rapidly growing frontier of violence against women and girls

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LONDON — Crimes which involve use of the internet, social media and other forms of technology to “humiliate, control and threaten” women are on the rise, according to a new report by the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS). 
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“Cyber-enabled crime” is a growing trend comprising forms of cyber-stalking, the disclosure of private sexual images without consent, and controlling or coercive behaviour, the CPS’ Violence Against Women and Girls report reveals. 
These crimes are being committed via social media platforms, emails, text messages, apps, spyware and GPS tracking software.  Read more…More about Uk, Lifestyle, Revenge Porn, Harassment, and Online Harassment

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