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National Stalking Awareness Week

Last updated by on Tuesday, April 23, 2024


Run by the Suzy Lamplugh Trust the national stalking awareness week runs from 22 to 26 April. This campaign serves as a crucial platform to raise awareness about stalking and its profound impact on victims, families and communities.


Stalking is when someone repeatedly behaves in a way that makes you feel scared distressed or threatened. It can take various forms, from unwanted gifts and messages to surveillance and physical following. Cyberstalking has increased, the Online Safety Act 2023 makes the use of social media and messaging platforms to send threats a specific crime.


There is more information about Stalking Awareness Week in this Essex Domestic and Cultural Abuse Newsletter.