A dangerous obsession

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Canadian Julie Lalonde looked to all the world to be a fearless warrior for women's rights. Her job involved telling political and military leaders, mainly men, how to behave but every time she stood on stage she was terrified because she was being stalked by a former lover. She talks to Jo Fidgen about enduring a harmful obsession that lasted more than a decade and how she found the strength to go public. She's written a book called Resilience is Futile. If you’ve been affected by any of the issues in this episode, you can find details of organisations offering information and support at this address: bbc.co.uk/actionline. Presenter: Jo Fidgen Producer: Tom Harding Assinder Picture: Julie Lalonde Credit: Brendan Brown

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