Image-based sexual abuse (“revenge pornography”)
Access to Justice
Dr Asher Flynn is an Associate Professor of Criminology, and Director of the Social and Political Sciences Graduate Research Program at Monash University. Her research utilises a socio-legal framework to understand, critique and transform legal policy and practice, with a particular focus on gendered and technology-facilitated violence. Informed by national and international context, her research examines experiences of accessing and negotiating justice. She is currently Lead Chief Investigator on an Australian Criminology Research Council Grant, Preventing Image-Based Cybercrime in Australia: The Role of Bystanders.Read more about Asher Flynn's research
Asher Flynn's Articles
Revenge porn skyrockets
Coronavirus has meant more time at home, more time online and more image-based abuse.
Faking it, for real
The popularity of face-swapping software has resulted in the disturbing trend of 'deepfakes' that can be used for nefarious purposes.
Cyberflashing: age-old harassment in new clothes
Largely enabled by Apple's AirDrop technology, digital flashing is far from 'playful', and unquestionably image-based abuse.
Episode 13: The question of retaliation
We explore retaliation against criminals, cyberbullies and whistle-blowers to determine if the concept of an eye for an eye still has a place in our changing world.
When photo-sharing turns criminal
AFL footballer Dane Swan is the latest victim of illegal photo-sharing. It's believed one in five Australians have had images of them distributed without their permission – and that's most likely an underestimate.