Archive for 18/09/2015
Please find attached a link to our September communication letter.
Is someone you’re speaking to online asking you to send nude selfies or sexual pics, or asking you to do things you feel uncomfortable to do?
Pressuring, threatening or pushing someone to send sexual pics online is wrong!!
Remember: Child Sexual Exploitation can also happen online!! Click here to find out more
Did you know?
It is an offence for any person to take, share or possess any sexual or nude image of a person U18.
So what if you are U18?
U18 and taking nude/sexual pics of yourself = offence
U18 and having nude/sexual pics of yourself or others U18 on your phone/device = offence
U18 and sending or sharing nude/sexual pics of yourself or others U18 = offence
Remember: You don’t need to be an adult to commit sexual offences online – a criminal record can impact your future employment and freedom to travel abroad
Think before you take or send nude pics….. why not send something else?? Download the Zipit or Send this Instead app!!
Each app gives you killer comebacks and top tips to help stay in control online!! Click here to find out more.
If you have been affected by sexting or sending images online and would like to speak to someone in confidence, contact Childline 0800 1111 or click here
Call 999 if you are in immediate danger
For more information and advice about sexting and the internet visit thinkuknow