Girls aged 11-13 ‘more at risk of online grooming than ever before’

Research reveals 77% rise in reports of so-called ‘self-generated’ online abuse imagery

Girls aged between 11 and 13 are more at risk of being groomed by sexual predators on the internet than ever before, new figures show.

Research by the Internet Watch Foundation warned perpetrators “groom, bully, and coerce” victims into recording their own sexual abuse in bedrooms of their parents’ homes – with the images and videos then widely posted on the internet.

You can read the full article from The Independent below:

Source: Girls aged 11-13 ‘more at risk of online grooming than ever before’

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