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 Annual Report 2020
Report Harmful Content has just released its annual report into the findings surrounding harmful content online
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
#VoicesUnder30: Why should we be paying attention to young female activists?
Report Harmful Content have dedicated January to paying homage to 30 Voices under 30, who are shaping the future of the world. Why should we be paying attention to young female activists - find out more in this article.
12th January 2021
UK Safer Internet Centre Release Two Year Public Report
The UKSIC has compiled a report that outlines our key achievements over the past two years including the impact of Safer Internet Day, the support of the hotlines and helplines, along with the resources created by the three partners.
17th December 2020
UK Government Announce New Rules to Online Harms Bill
The UK Government have announced that there will be new rules introduced with how online tech firms are held accountable towards certain online content. Social media platforms and other firms will now have a duty of care to protect children from online harms
15th December 2020
SWGfL Release Online Safety Advent Calendar For Christmas
In the run up to Christmas, we will be running our very own online safety advent calendar on social media. Find out what's in store and get following on our platforms!
27th November 2020