Tag Archive: sexual violence

Young girls are ‘bombarded’ with sexual images online

6th December, 2021 8:50 am

Young people face a crisis of online sexual violence, with unsolicited sexual images becoming “dangerously normalised”, academics warn. A study involving young people aged 12 to 18 found that most girls had received an image of male genitalia, often from adult men who were strangers. More than half of the boys and girls who received unwanted sexual content online or... View Article

Hundreds call NSPCC helpline about school sex abuse

9th July, 2021 8:39 am

More than 500 people have called a helpline about school sex abuse in the three months since it was established. The NSPCC phone line was launched on April 1 after the Everyone’s Invited campaign, which led to thousands of people sharing testimonies on a website about harassment and abuse suffered at school. By June 30, the helpline had received 513 contacts and referred... View Article