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Many people are quick to assume that every photo has been taken with the consent of the victim.
Others think cyber sexual abuse can be written off as a joke, or that if their state has no law against it, it is okay to post photos of this nature.
Sanctuary attorney Lindsey Song, who has represented a number of victims of cyber sexual abuse in Family Court and with criminal justice advocacy, is the co-chair of the citywide Cyber Sexual Abuse Task Force.
Below, she helps break down some of the stigmas surrounding victims of this form of abuse and tells us the five things we may not have known about cyber sexual abuse.
Some example of cyber sexual abuse include when a photo is posted online, shown to others, or disseminated, and that photo: The one thing each of these victims have in common?There are many ways in which someone can become a victim of cyber sexual abuse, Song warns, and they can be anyone from a teen sexting to an eighty-year-old in a photoshopped image.For example, thirty-five-year-old Molly did not send, or even take, a naked photo when she became a victim of cyber sexual abuse.Her ex-boyfriend photoshopped a photo of her face onto naked images he found online, and then sent those photos to people in her hometown where Molly was ostracized from her entire family and support system.She was then forced to rely on her abuser financially.