Image-based abuse

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Image-based abuse: gender differences in bystander experiences and responses

Image-based abuse (IBA) refers to the non-consensual taking, sharing or threatening to share nude or sexual images. This paper presents findings from a national study examining bystanders’ experiences of, and responses to, witnessing IBA.
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Technology-facilitated abuse: a survey of support services stakeholders

This national study addresses an overarching aim to examine the extent and nature of, and responses to, technology-facilitated abuse within the Australian community.
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Warning messages to prevent illegal sharing of sexual images: results of a randomised controlled experiment

Illegal distribution of sexual images by adults and minors is an expanding problem. In this research, the authors examine whether messages would dissuade men (18–32 years) from visiting a fake website offering access to free pornography to users who uploaded a sexual image of a...
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Online safety: health, education and law enforcement workers

Frontline workers in the health, education and law enforcement sectors provide essential services directly to the public, and they often find out about online safety issues through the course of their work. This research was conducted to explore frontline workers' experiences and perceptions of online...
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‘For my safety’: experiences of technology-facilitated abuse among women with intellectual disability or cognitive disability

This research explores experiences of technology-facilitated abuse among women living with intellectual or cognitive disability. The findings are based on interviews with women with intellectual or cognitive disability and frontline workers who provide support services.
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‘Can I just share my story?’

This research report looks into the experiences of technology-facilitated abuse among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women in remote and regional locations, with a particular focus on different types of experiences, cultural sensitivities which surround this abuse, and how women can best be supported.
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Technology-facilitated abuse: a survey of support services stakeholders

This report presents findings from Stage 1 of a larger national project examining the extent and nature of, and responses to, technology-facilitated abuse within the Australian community.
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Technology-facilitated gender-based violence: an overview

This paper serves as an introduction to technology-facilitated gender-based violence (TFGBV) and many of the concepts that will serve as the basis for a new research project. Relying on the research done to date on TFGBV, this paper reviews some of the more common forms...
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Sentencing image-based sexual abuse offences in Victoria

The non-consensual creation and sharing of intimate and sexual images and recordings, and threats to create and share such images and recordings, are behaviours collectively known as image-based sexual abuse (IBSA). This report presents the first empirical analysis of how people are sentenced for those...
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Understanding the attitudes and motivations of adults who engage in image-based abuse

This research focuses on perpetrators of image-based abuse and front-line workers who engage with perpetrators on a professional basis. The research is based on detailed interviews and provides unique insights into the attitudes, circumstances and motivations of image-based abuse perpetration and the visibility of this...
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Image-based sexual abuse: victims and perpetrators

Image-based sexual abuse (IBSA) refers to the non-consensual creation, distribution or threatened distribution of nude or sexual images. This research examines the prevalence, nature and impacts of IBSA victimisation and perpetration in Australia.
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Image-based sexual abuse: a snapshot of New Zealand adults’ experiences

This report presents findings from a larger quantitative study about New Zealand adults’ experiences of harmful digital communications. The report focuses on the prevalence of image-based sexual abuse (IBSA), and people’s attitudes regarding different aspects of it. The findings described in this report are based...
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Civil penalty regime for non-consensual sharing of intimate images: discussion paper

The Australian Government has released this discussion paper for consultation on the prohibition of the non-consensual sharing of intimate images.
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Nonconsensual image sharing: one in 25 Americans has been a victim of "revenge porn"

Media coverage of revenge porn largely focuses on instances when celebrities have had private nude or explicit photos or videos made public without their consent, but this experience is not limited to the famous and newsworthy.