ERA: Cyberbullying, Sexting and Sextortion

Date

04 May 2018 14:00

Section

Education

Event Description

Objective

Sexual abuse and sexual exploitation of children are particularly severe crimes which the development of the internet has further aggravated, generating new crimes such as “grooming” (soliciting children online for sexual purposes), cyberbullying, sextortion and sexting (the activity of sending text messages that are about sex or intended to sexually excite someone).

This seminar aims to assess and debate legal measures to prevent and combat the production, processing, possession and distribution of child sexual abuse material on the internet and to promote the effective investigation and prosecution of offences in this area of law through cooperation with the internet industry.

Key topics

  • European and international legal instruments to fight child pornography online
  • Soliciting children on the internet for sexual purposes (‘grooming’)
  • Cyberbullying, sexting and sextortion
  • Social networks and chat rooms as fertile ground for sex offenders

 

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Language: English

Organiser: ERA (Laviero Buono)

Event number: 318D38

 

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