Harrassment & Stalking Resources
Physical & Cyber Safety
RAINN.org Safety Planning - RAINN (Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network) is the nation's largest anti-sexual violence organization. For many people affected by sexual assault, current and long-term safety can be an ongoing concern. Safety planning is about brainstorming ways to stay safe that may also help reduce the risk of future harm. It can include planning for a future crisis, considering your options, and making decisions about your next steps. Finding ways to stay and feel safer can be an essential step toward healing, and these plans and actions should not increase the risk of being hurt.
Committee to Protect Journalists Safety Notes - Geared primarily for journalists in the field, this page has a several articles describing safety practices for people in threatening environments.
The National Center for Victims of Crime Stalking Safety Planning - Victims of stalking can not predict what stalkers will do but can determine their responses to the stalking behavior. Personal safety and harm prevention are of the utmost importance for victims. While victims cannot control stalking behavior, they can be empowered to take steps to keep themselves, their families, and loved ones safe. The creation of a safety plan can assist victims in doing this.
Slate Article Discussing Digital Stalking - This article discusses digital stalking and has links to helpful resources.
Technology Safety - Site with resources exploring technology in the context of intimate partner violence, sexual assault, and violence against women.
New York Times "A Vast Web of Vengeance" - The story of a women's vast campaign to smear the online reputation of anyone she felt had wronged her. Unfortunately, the story doesn't provide much in the way of a happy ending.
Non-Consensual Pornography (NCP)
Cyber Civil Rights Initiative (CCRI) - CCRI is a survivor-led organization for victims of non-consensual pornography (NCP). They offer a 24/7 crisis line, referrals to pro bono and low bono attorneys, image removal guides, tech policy work, information about state and international law around NCP, research on NCP, etc. You can also call their 24/7 line at 844-878-CCRI (2274).
Something Can Be Done Guide - Without My Consent is similar to the Cyber Civil Rights Initiative, although they have now been folded into CCRI. They offer a helpful Something Can Be Done Guide for survivors of NCP.
New York Times "How to Fight Back Against Revenge Porn" - Information from NYT on how to fight back.