The Youth Justice Legal Centre is part of Just for Kids Law.
Children are being reported and arrested for ‘sexting’ offences, including consensually sharing nude pictures on their phones and social media. This has attracted concern that children should not be unnecessarily prosecuted for ‘sexting’ offences.
New CPS guidance suggests ‘sexting’ between children or sharing of ‘youth produced sexual imagery’ should not be routinely prosecuted.
Harmful sexual behaviour among children and young people, National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE)
NICE have issued advice for professionals including health care providers, youth offending teams, community police officers and schools.
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