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The real damage done by sexting

Sexting is causing young people to become highly distressed when they thought they had lost control of an intimate picture of themselves.

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Students as young as 10 sexting at school

Experts are alarmed that children as young as 10 are regularly sending nude and semi-naked photos of themselves, with some shared widely among classmates. Dr Carr-Gregg said intimate pictures of young children were commonly uploaded to social media as well as shared via SMS.   Easy access to internet porn and social media use at […]

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What parents can do when a bully targets your child

About 1 in 5 students report being bullied each year, and figuring out how to respond is difficult. A parent’s first impulse — whether to fly into a rage and call the bully’s parents

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Breaking point: bullying’s deadly toll

Every day more than 100,000 students in Australia stay at home because they feel unsafe at school and social media is spawning brutal levels of cruelty