teens navigating cyberspace

online sexual solicitation

If you belive e-mail,blogs,and instant messaging are a completely hormless way for teens to communicate think again! many teens have internet. recent testimony on child protection before congress alerted the public to online sexual solicitation on of teens. this article will define online sexual solicitation and cyber-bullying explain the risk factors and negative effects of these communications and outline ways to protect youth from harm. this can start when an adult or peer intiates an online non sexual relationship with a child or adolescent buils truts and seduces him or her into sexual acts. bullying defined as aggression on a continual basic between peers where one has a power aduantage over another is common among children and adolescents.cyber bullying involves using electronic