YWCA offering tips to “cover your tracks” while you plan an escape from abuse

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An organization dedicated to helping women and families in need is trying to protect them online too.

YWCA Peterborough – Haliburton is offering safety tips for anyone that might be dealing with abusive situations online or over text and email.

According to YWCA, If you believe that someone is monitoring your phone or computer, it is likely that they are.

To protect yourself in that scenario, it is a good idea to keep up appearances by using the apps and things that you normally use, then use a safer more secure computer to look for ways out of that situation. Whether that be creating “an escape plan”, looking for new jobs, places to live, and or asking for help. (Read more…)