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Types of Online Child Sexual Exploitation and Abuse


Online Grooming

Online grooming is also known as the solicitation of children for sexual purposes. During the process of grooming the offender tries to build up an intimate connection with the child most frequently online, but also could take place offline, with the sole purpose of sexually abusing and exploiting the child. Here, the groomer would approach the child through social media, gaming systems, chatting, email etc. to develop a relationship of trust to further his aim. More…


Sexting

Sexting is when someone shares his/her or someone else’s naked images, videos or sexually explicit messages. This is can be done with consent, whereas the non- consensual aspect of this activity is when anonymous parties try to make contact in trying to pressurize the child in demanding for such content. They are shared or received using mobile phones, laptops or any device that facilitates the purpose. More…


Sextortion

The act of coercing or blackmailing the child using abusive material of that person in  order to gain further sexually explicit videos or images or for the purposes of monetary, sexual or any other gain. The child is deceived by the offender and later threatens to reveal or post the acquired material online if the child does not adhere to the needs of the offender. More…


Child Sexual Abuse Material

The production, dissemination and possession of obscene audios, videos, images and texts of child sexual abuse are generally known as Child Sexual Abuse Material. Such abuse material is circulated via internet around the world in seconds and the child is victimized over and over again each time these are viewed or shared by others. More…


Live Streaming

It is the broadcasting of sexual activity of children in real time, in front of a camera by using online video applications. Groomers may record or take screen shots of the live streaming that may be shared with others. Some viewers of live streaming may be passive where they pay to watch the product, while some others might be active interacting directly with the child, requesting for sexual acts. More…


Cyber Bullying

Cyber bullying is the harassment of another person using text messages, pictures and emails via the internet or mobile phone mainly between peers. This may include embarrassing and threatening messages or offensive emails that directly target the victim. Such bullying could also take place through online personal sites, discussion groups or even pages. More…