The role of emerging communication technologies in experiences of sexual violence

A new legal frontier?
Research Report No. 23 – February 2013

Appendix D: Semi-structured interview script

ACSSA Research Project titled "The Role of Social Networking Services and Mobile Phone Technology in Sexual Violence".

Key informant semi-structured interview script

Trends
  1. In relation to the use of information and communication technologies in facilitating sexual violence, what kinds of trends are you observing?
  2. Are there any specific types of activity that are increasing? Can you give a specific example?
  3. Are there any specific types of activity that are decreasing? Can you give a specific example?
  4. Why do you think this is the case?
Response
  1. How are you able to respond to this activity?
  2. Under what circumstances are you unable to respond?
  3. In what way does the current legislative framework assist or hinder your response or ability to respond?
  4. In what way does your organizational structure assist or hinder your response or ability to respond?
Challenges
  1. What is it about this kind of technology that poses a challenge for your work?
  2. Why is this a challenge?
  3. What are you observing about challenges for other related sectors?
Changes
  1. What would assist you in being able to respond to this activity?
  2. Why might this assist?