Revenge Porn

Revenge Porn Helpline Launched

Revenge Porn Helpline Launched

On 9th February a revenge porn helpline for victims was launched with support from the Government. The service, is run by the South West Grid for Learning (SWGfL) Trust, a not-for-profit charitable trust, offering support to victims, some as young as 11, who are affected by the crime. This follows fast on the heels of […]

Revenge Porn Victim Speaks Out on TV

Revenge Porn Victim Speaks Out on TV

A revenge porn victim appeared on ITV to raise awareness of revenge porn. Folami Prehaya (not pictured), from Bristol, became a victim of revenge porn following the breakup of her relationship to 45 year old Thomas Samuel. Samuel created a Facebook account under her name and “friended” the woman’s family and friends before posting a […]

Revenge Porn – the Law to Change

Revenge Porn – the Law to Change

Revenge porn is defined as the distribution of a private sexual image of someone without their consent and with the intention of causing them distress. In an amendment to the Criminal Justice and Courts Bill, currently going through Parliament, this will soon be made a specific offence. The amendment will include sharing of images both […]

Revenge Porn – We Need Stronger Laws

Revenge Porn – We Need Stronger Laws

Every so often we hear in the news of the humiliation of someone who’s had intimate or naked pictures of themselves posted online or sent to friends and relatives. The victim is often young and usually female, the perpetrator a jilted or dis-enchanted ex-boyfriend. And revenge porn could happen to you. Take the case of […]