Tag Archives: Stalking

Cyberstalking: A Growing Problem

We have written before about cyberstalking, the disturbing use of technology by stalkers. WeNews reports that “stories like these [involving cyberstalking] are becoming more common.” While cyberstalking affects both women and men, women are disproportionately targets. According to a National … Continue reading

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President Obama Proclaims January to be National Stalking Awareness Month

January is National Stalking Awareness Month, as proclaimed by President Barack Obama. According to the White House Council on Women and Girls, 3.4 million adults in the U.S. were stalked in just one year, with young women ages 18-24 being … Continue reading

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No, Stalking Victims Don’t “Ask For It”

In a very personal column talking about the video taken of ESPN sportscaster Erin Andrews in a hotel room without her consent, Washington Post sports columnist Tracee Hamilton opens up about a stalker who instilled fear and helplessness in her—feelings … Continue reading

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Cyber-stalking in the Internet (and Cell Phone, and GPS, and Digital Camera…) Age

In an age where optimism is hurriedly attaining an obsolete status amidst the ruins of the economy and the travesty of the health care system, technology—at least—provides a private escape into wonderment. On a daily basis, the accomplishments of technology … Continue reading

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National Stalking Awareness Month

This January marks the 6th annual National Stalking Awareness Month, and the non-profit National Center for Victims of Crime (NCVC) is challenging communities to expand their understanding of stalking as a dangerous crime. For more than a decade, the U.S. … Continue reading

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