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 center in Singapore for girls and women going through online harms, where victims can contact a hotline to report incidents, and seek counselling plus legal advice.

Online harms refer to harmful on-line content that encourages harassment, bullying or non-consensual sharing of sex images .

Called [email protected], the support center, slated to open throughout the end of the calendar year, is an initiative of SG Her Empowerment (SHE), a new non-profit company formed to fight emerging new problems for women, including on the web harms, workplace inequality, and the roles of women and men in your home.    

Its servicenummer will be manned by two-in-house counsellors, with support from about a hundred volunteer lawyers through Law Society Free of charge Services.