Online crime seriously affect a child’s emotional state and can lead to suicide, murder or sexual assault…
Various gadgets have been used in 80% of instances of violence, harassment, threats, blackmail on the territory of Ukraine. These data are released to the NGO “La Strada Ukraine”. According to information, one-third of calls to the hot line of the public organization “La Strada Ukraine” concerning the safety of children on the Internet and social networks.
“11 421 calls for the year were issues relating to information risk children, new communication tools and networks. 10 621 calls came from children and 800 calls from adults on issues concerning children,” – said the Kalashnikov.
So, of these 11 cases, 2 877 calls touched a computer and Internet addiction, 2 627 – sexting – intimate correspondence and forwarding intimate photos.
In the case of disclosure of such materials or communication about them to third parties may arise conflicts, which in turn can lead to serious consequences for the child, including suicide.
1532 calls concerned trolling – mockery and provocations in order to provoke conflict.
1207 of the complaints were about the phishing Internet fraud, the purpose of which is to gain access to passwords, usernames, and these issues are relevant not only for children and teenagers but also for adults.
1047 calls were about grooming – when an adult man disguised as a teenager is the confidence of the child and meeting the entry into sexual relations or to blackmail.
“These forms of online crimes seriously affect a child’s emotional state and can lead to more tragic consequences – suicide, homicide or sexual assault… If the network Facebook has seen on his page of some inappropriate activity, which affects children and is not desirable, please contact the hotline. We have a unique right to contact Facebook and to transmit this information. Because the raids on the children’s pages are very often”,
– said the Kalashnikov.
So, for adults, on the prevention of domestic violence, human trafficking and gender discrimination operates a telephone line 116 to 123, and for children 116 111.
As reported by the “Comments” authorized BP on human rights Denisov called causes of victimization among Ukrainians in the issue of human trafficking.