Of Interest to Foster Parents

Sexting & Cyber Blackmail = Child Abuse

Sexting.  If you’re not familiar with the word and what it is, you should be!

Wikepedia defines  Sexting as the act of sending sexually explicit messages and/or photographs, primarily between mobile phones.

And while most of us are aware of the problem of  “Cyber” or online bullying via Facebook and other social media sites, a new form of child abuse is beginning to arise:


This form of child abuse is just beginning to come to light in both the USA and in the United Kingdom.

Check out this article from the BBC by clicking on the article title:

Cyber-blackmailers ‘abusing hundreds of UK children’ is in the process of preparing a new Training Topic dealing with the growing problem of  Sexting & Cyber Bullying.

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