Urgent need for new laws on ‘sexting’

Last week The Age reported on submissions to the State Parliamentary Inquiry into Sexting.

NEW laws are needed to cover the scope of “sexting” — the sending of sexually explicit images via mobile phone, email and posting online — health and legal experts have urged state MPs.

Despite the increasing prevalence of sexting among adults and children, they warned of widespread community ignorance about the potential harm of the practice, which can range from young people sending pictures of themselves to a love interest, to rapists filming their victims.

Access submissions to the Inquiry here. Read the entire article from The Age here.

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