Protect Yourself

Your computer can be monitored by others including potential abusers.

REMEMBER TO CLEAR YOUR TRACKS.

If you’re at-risk of violence or abuse, remember to keep helpful contacts/organizations under different names

if you’re at-risk of violence or abuse and leave a message for help, indicate a time it would be safe to reach you to minimize putting you in danger

Browsers are designed to leave traces behind that can show what websites you’ve visited and where you’ve been online. You can’t absolutely guarantee the erasure of your travels, but here are simple things you can do to reduce your chances of someone being able to see that you’ve visited this (or other) sites:

1.CLEAR YOUR CACHE: this is where the computer stores copies of files you’ve recently looked at with your browser

2.CLEAR YOUR HISTORY (this is a single file containing the addresses of the places you’ve recently visited).

3.CLICK THE BROWSER YOU USE TO GET STEP BY STEP INSTRUCTIONS:

      

of Arab women have experienced some form of violence in their lifetime (with indicators that the percentage could be much higher as a result of under-reporting)

women survivors of violence refrain from asking for support or protection.

the percentage of recent survey respondents indicating that emotional & physical abuse during the lockdown (as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic) had increased

the number of women in Jordan who faced any sort of domestic violence that didn’t report for fear of repercussions.

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