Sexting

By Shataya King

"Sexting is when sexual photos or videos are shared via mobiles or online posts." (Cybersmart). Sexting is also the of sending or receiving sexual and explicit photos, video's or text messages.

Legal and Emotional consequences.

Risk receiving criminal charges for child pornography.
Risk having to register as a sex offender.
Risk exposing parents to legal consequences.
Risk having to enter foster care or being removed from the home.
Experience embarrassment and humiliation, bullying, end of friendships, guilt and shame, objectification and feelings of hopelessness.

Kids helpline.

There are other ways to handle your children, family or friends from sexting. Kids helpline is just one of them.