Flaming | #16Days 2020

Flaming (online fighting) is Cyberbullying! It occurs when someone posts about or directly sends insults, name-calling, displays verbal hostility and profanity to their target. Flaming is similar to trolling, but will usually be a more direct attack on a victim to...
Digital Abuse | #16Days 2020

Digital Abuse | #16Days 2020

Digital abuse happens when someone takes control over your devices such as your phone and computer and this could take on many forms. In a healthy relationship, all communication is respectful, whether in person, online or by phone. It is never ok for someone to do or...

Blackmail | #16Days 2020

25 year old Wilson won’t forget the moment a brief window of pleasure turned into a nightmare. He’d met a young woman on a dating app, and she seemed to really like him. The whole time he thought she was just interested in meeting up. After meeting on mobile flirting...

Economic Abuse | #16Days 2020

“When Elmira* left Iraq, with her husband and children, she hoped for a better life in Canada. Shortly after arriving, she got help applying for disability and child benefits. But she doesn’t see a penny of that money. In fact, Elmira doesn’t even have access to...

Online Stalking | #16Days 2020

Online Stalking is the constant monitoring of your activities and it is a crime. Perpetrators use the internet, email or social media to stalk, harass or even threaten a person by sending harassing emails, messages, or tags in comments of social media posts just to...