Women and girls facing online harms can get help from a new support centre

Women and girls facing online harms can get help from a new support centre

There is a new support centre in Singapore for girls and women experiencing online harms, where victims can call a hotline to report incidents, and seek counselling and legal advice.

Online harms refer to harmful online content that encourages harassment, bullying or non-consensual sharing of sexual images.

Called [email protected], the support centre, slated to open around the end of the year, is an initiative of SG Her Empowerment (SHE), a new non-profit organisation formed to combat emerging new issues for women, including online harms, workplace inequality, and the roles of women and men in the home.  

Its hotline will be manned by two-in-house counsellors, with support from about 100 volunteer lawyers from Law Society Pro Bono Services. 

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