Gender-based Crime in a Digital Age

Prof Jane Bailey1, Carissima Mathen 1University Of Ottawa Faculty Of Law Technologically-facilitated violence against women (TFVAW) can take many forms, from school teachers secretly recording female students’ breasts with pen cams (R v. Jarvis) to vindictive ex-partners distributing intimate images...
  • September 26, 2018
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Dr Nicola Henry2 2RMIT, Melbourne, Australia, Digital technologies are increasingly being used as tools of abuse, harassment, and violence. One manifestation of this growing trend is image-based sexual abuse (IBSA), also known as ‘revenge pornography.’ IBSA refers to the non-consensual...
  • September 26, 2018
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Georgina Heydon2,Rachel Loney-Howes 2RMIT, Melbourne, Australia It is well established in the literature that rape and sexual assault are the most underreported crimes world-wide, with an estimated 80-90% of sexual assaults going unreported annually (Daly and Bouhours 2010; ABS 2012;...
  • September 26, 2018
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Dr Asher Flynn3 3Monash University, Melbourne, Australia Abstract:  Image-based sexual abuse (IBSA) refers to the non-consensual recording, distribution, or threat of distribution, of nude or sexual images. In the last few years, numerous jurisdictions have amended their criminal laws to...
  • September 26, 2018
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Ms Samantha Keene1 1Victoria University Of Wellington, Melling, Lower Hutt, New Zealand Feminist researchers and activists have long been concerned about the potential harms of pornography, particularly in relation to its influence on attitudes and sexual scripts. These concerns have...
  • August 21, 2018
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