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BCSTH’s Technology Safety Project develops resources and information on the use of technology for Canadian anti-violence organizations and women* experiencing technology-facilitated violence. The resources below contain helpful information related to technology-facilitated violence.

Technology Safety and Privacy Toolkit

The Technology Safety and Privacy Toolkit is an online toolkit for Canadian women experiencing technology-facilitated violence to learn how they can increase their technology safety and privacy.

Legal Remedies for Canadian Women Experiencing Technology Facilitated Violence

The information sheets provided here are designed to assist women and frontline anti-violence workers to better understand the legal causes of action related to technology-facilitated violent incidents.

Database Considerations for Canadian Anti-Violence ProgramsThe reports and resources within this section provide anti-violence organizations with information about the privacy and security considerations needed before implementing an electronic database.

Technology Safety Planning ResourcesThe resources within this section provide women experiencing technology-facilitated violence with information to strategically use technology in ways that can enhance her safety.

Digital Services ToolkitThis toolkit offers information for anti-violence agencies who are exploring digital support services for women, children and youth experiencing violence.

Teen Digital Dating Violence ToolkitThis toolkit provides anti-violence workers and caregivers supporting teens through their experiences of digital dating violence with information, tips, handouts and resources.

Preserving Digital Evidence ToolkitThe Preserving Digital Evidence Toolkit is a guide to help women and anti-violence workers preserve digital evidence in circumstances involving technology-facilitated violence against women.

Connectivity, the Digital Divide and VAW This page contains BCSTH’s research about connectivity, the digital divide and what that means for women, children and youth experiencing violence.


* The term “women” refers to and is inclusive of all self-identified women. BCSTH recognizes that while gender-based violence has significant impacts on cis-gender women and girls in Canada, 2SLGBTQQIA+ and gender non-conforming people are disproportionately impacted by experiences of violence.