But it can definitely be a form of victimization either from the outset or after a break-up or conflict in a relationship.
These two types of victimization, premeditated and reactive, are what education about sexting’s risks needs to focus on: * Sexting as sexual harassment.
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It can follow a victim everywhere 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, from school, to the mall and all the way into the comfort of their home - usually safe from traditional forms of bullying.
Over time, youth who are bullied or bully others find their own ways of dealing with it.
For all of these criminal offences, it is important to notify your local police detachment or report it to CYBERTIP. Based on the available information, police will decide if an investigation is warranted and whether charges may be laid.
When someone uses pressure or coercion to get nude or sexually explicit photos from another person, that’s usually a form of sexual harassment.
Young people need to see that pressure for what it is – that it’s inherently disrespectful and abusive, that they owe themselves the self-respect that prevents this victimization, and that there are laws against it in many jurisdictions.
The practice is not illegal when photos are shared between consenting adults, but when minors are involved, sexual-exploitation and child-pornography laws can come into play, so great care is needed in the handling of sexting cases involving people under 18.
However, although there have been some highly publicized cases, prosecution of minors for distribution of sexting photos has been relatively rare in the US.