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Today's teens are always connected, living out their lives online and in the public eye. They share photos on Instagram, live tweet at concerts, and message their friends instead of calling. But sometimes teens do not make wise choices about what they are posting, sharing or texting.
We were teenagers once, so we know the thoughts surrounding sex. Looking back, we might wish our parents told us one thing when they told us another. So for you, gorgeous ones, we have six things teenage girls need to know about sex.
All involve serious concerns about child protection. In some incidents you might have clear elements of coercion and pressure and it may well be appropriate for a school to confiscate a phone because it may contain evidence of a criminal offence. In September, the legal risks were made clear when a year-old boy was told his details would be held on a police database for 10 years for the crime of making and distributing an indecent image of a child.
If a teenager is found to have shared an indecent image they can be arrested, charged, and if found guilty, must register as sex offenders, police have warned. Teenagers who take erotic selfies and share them consensually with partners or friends are being unfairly branded as sex offenders, campaigners have said. At present, anyone under the age of 18 who takes and distributes a naked picture of themselves can be found guilty of committing an offence under child sex laws.
His case has drawn national scrutiny, but North Carolina's controversial law isn't unique. States require people convicted of various sex-related offenses to publicly register as sex offenders. They don't always make exceptions for kids, even if their cases are adjudicated in juvenile court.
Teenagers are drafted into a sexual culture that rests on a harmful premise: On the heterosexual field, boys typically play offense and girls play defense. An analysis of nearly accounts from to year-old girls about their negative experiences with sexting found that over two-thirds had been asked for explicit images. As one research participant explained about being pressured by her boyfriend, with the shorthand and spelling errors of a texting teenager:.
CHICAGO -- Peer pressure is a normal part of the teenage experience, but a new study from Northwestern University, reveals just how hard it is for girls to say "no" when pushed by a boy to send nude pictures. Researchers analyzed comments posted from to on an MTV'S A Thin Line, an online forum dedicated to stopping cyberbulling. Two-thirds of the girls aged 12 to 18 said they had been asked by a boy to send nude photos.