Guidance on responding to incidents and safeguarding children and young people.
Tagged with sexting
This version of ‘So you got naked online…’ is a resource that helps and advises young people who may find themselves in a situation where they (or a friend) have put a sexting image or video online and have lost control over that content and who it’s being shared with.
This report draws from young people, some with vulnerabilities, in schools across the UKand their thoughts and experiences of sharing self-generated explicit images, videos or live streams, and also the risks associated with doing so.
Send me a pic? is a brand new Thinkuknow education resource on the consensual and non-consensual sharing of nude images among young people.
Send me a pic? has been developed in response to learning from our Digital Romance (2017) research into young people’s relationships online, and through extensive collaboration with young people across the UK.
A teenager from the West Midlands is urging young girls to "find their voice" and speak out against upskirting.
Upskirting is when images are taken underneath a victim's clothing without permission and often undetected.
Morgan was targeted in her local swimming pool two years ago. Now 17, she's trying to raise awareness of a law which came into force last April making upskirting a criminal offence in England and Wales.
More than 6,000 children under 14 have been investigated by police for sexting offences in the past three years, including more than 300 of primary school age.
Figures disclosed by 27 police forces in England and Wales revealed 306 cases of children under 10, including some as young as four, being investigated on suspicion of taking or sharing indecent images of themselves or other minors since 2017.
Critics say children are being given police records for behaviour they do not fully understand.