Rose'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.


Rose has a four-year-old daughter and six-year-old son. They are living apart from her partner who is psychologically abusive.

The videos explores online stalking, harassment and control through mobile messages and financial monitoring and control.

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

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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Violence against women - Let's stop it at the start - www.respect.gov.au

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