Alicia's story

These are real life stories of women who have experienced online abuse.

For safety, all stories have the names of the people involved changed, and the videos use actors.


Alicia has a seven-year-old daughter. She has left her violent partner and has a violence order in place.

The video looks at the online harassment that occurred after she left her partner and how she balanced avoiding online abuse with the need for her partner to have safe access to their child.

The case study is a re-enactment of real life experiences. The woman and child are played by actors.

Alicia's story

Audio description version

If these stories trigger a strong response in you, please go to our Support page.

If you are in an abusive relationship and want to leave contact 1800 Respect (1800 737 732) before you act. They will help with safety planning.

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