Jasmine and Justin are in a romantic relationship. They start to share intimate images of one another through technology. One day, Justin receives an image of Jasmine kissing another guy. Upset and pressured by his friends to “do something,” Justin "gets back" at Jasmine by threatening to post her nudes online. In a twist of fate, Justin, who distributed Jasmine’s intimate photos without consent, falls victim to sextortion, which also causes his images to be released online.
In this course, you will learn about the
risks, harms, and possible consequences of sextortion, as well as
strategies for protecting yourself and others from it. The global data
shows that this is a growing problem that affects people of all ages,
genders, and backgrounds. We will also explore the issue of
non-consensual sharing of intimate images, including its possible legal
implications and ways to seek help if you or someone you know has been a
victim. This module is designed to provide you with the knowledge and
tools you need to stay safe and make informed decisions in today's
Understand the different terms describing sexual and intimate imagery.
Risks of sharing sexual and intimate images
Consequences and legislation around sharing sexual and intimate images
Ways of coping if under pressure to share images
How to get help