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Cybercrimes targeting Children, Part – 1


From last three weeks, I have been writing about various cybercrimes targeting women and girls, how they work, how one can protect oneself from it and what legal or other remedies are available to the victims, Please check to read about them. This week onwards for two weeks, I am going to talk about various cybercrimes done targeting children. In today’s article, I will be talking about Cyber bullying, Cyber grooming and Sexting cybercrimes, where I will talk about what it is, what is the effect of such crime, how it is carried out. Next week, I will talk about how one can protect self from such crime for child and parents and finally what are the legal and other remedies and next steps for the victim and parents.

Cybercrime against children includes Cyber bullying, Cyber harassment, Identity theft, Cyber grooming, Cyber sexual abuse and exploitation, Child pornography, Revenge porn, Cyber blackmailing or sextortion, sexting, and other online dangers that can harm children’s mental, psychological and emotional health. These harmful effects may last for a long time and trouble the victim in their later part of adult life also. In my previous articles, I had talked about Identity theft, Cyber Harassment, sextortion, please check them for details in my blog

Details about cybercrimes on children :-

Cyber crimes targeting children (Part 1)
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