What is Image Abuse?
Image-based abuse is when someone shares, or threatens to share, intimateimages without the consent of the person in the photo. ... It includes images that were taken with and without a person's consent. This behaviour is a form of abuse. It is used to threaten, harass, objectify, abuse and coerce people.
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Image Abuse Products & Resources
Professionals Online Safety Helpline
Online Safety helpline for professionals who work with children and young people in the UK
So You Got Naked Online
A resource that offers strategies to support the issues resulting from sexting incidents
Report Harmful Content
An online platform for reporting harmful content you experience through social media
Young People Pressured into Sending Nudes
A research programme on young people’s experience of sending and sharing nude and nearly nude images, otherwise known as sexting. Published December 2017
Latest Image Abuse Articles
Reporting Online Hate Speech at University
Do you know the correct reporting routes to turn to if you have encountered any hate speech at University? This article shows you where to go for support.
5th October 2020
Revenge Porn Helpline: The Busiest Year on Record!
The revenge porn helpline has experienced its busiest year yet with reports surging throughout the lockdown period. Find out more in this latest article.
17th September 2020
New Laws Proposed by Law Commission to Protect Victims of Online Abuse
The law commission has proposed new laws to protect victims from harmful online behaviour. Read about what has been proposed and what this means for online safety.
15th September 2020
Report Harmful Content announce 9 new partnerships contributing to safer online dating and gaming.
From today, RHC will be expanding to deal with harmful content located on dating sites and other platforms as part of their 9 new partnerships. Find out who in this latest article.
8th September 2020