ARTHUR GOLDSTUCK: Tech takes on silence around gender-based violence

26 July 2020 - 00:05 By ARTHUR GOLDSTUCK

One of the unintended but predicted consequences of lockdown across the world has been spiralling domestic abuse. On the surface, it seems that little can be done to address the issue, since it is all happening behind closed doors. Abuse and silence often go hand in hand, but during the Covid-19 crisis, this silence became a vast gulf of fear and isolation. Technology can’t prevent the violence, but it is playing a major role in addressing the silence...

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