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Section 5
Non-Consensual Sexting is Illegal, for People under 18

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State of Victoria Department of Education and Training

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- McLean, S. (2014). Advice Sheets: Sexting. Department of Education and Training, Cyber Safety Solutions, 1-2.

Peer-Reviewed Journal Article References:
Bogen, K. W., Bleiweiss, K., & Orchowski, L. M. (2019). Sexual violence is #NotOkay: Social reactions to disclosures of sexual victimization on twitter. Psychology of Violence, 9(1), 127–137.

Campbell, S., Chong, S., Ewen, V., Toombs, E., Tzalazidis, R., & Maranzan, K. A. (2016). Social media policy for graduate students: Challenges and opportunities for professional psychology training programs. Canadian Psychology/Psychologie canadienne, 57(3), 202–210.

Larue, D., Schmidt, A. F., Imhoff, R., Eggers, K., Schönbrodt, F. D., & Banse, R. (2014). Validation of direct and indirect measures of preference for sexualized violence. Psychological Assessment, 26(4), 1173–1183.

Littleton, H., Layh, M., Rudolph, K., & Haney, L. (2019). Evaluation of the Sexual Experiences Survey—Revised as a screening measure for sexual assault victimization among college students. Psychology of Violence, 9(5), 555–563. 

Ruvalcaba, Y., & Eaton, A. A. (2020). Nonconsensual pornography among U.S. adults: A sexual scripts framework on victimization, perpetration, and health correlates for women and men. Psychology of Violence, 10(1), 68–78. 

Subrahmanyam, K., Smahel, D., & Greenfield, P. (2006). Connecting developmental constructions to the internet: Identity presentation and sexual exploration in online teen chat rooms. Developmental Psychology, 42(3), 395–406. 


QUESTION 5
To ensure that young people under the age of 18 years who engage in consensual 'sexting' are not treated by law the same way as a child sex offender, what are these amendments to the law in Victoria to protect young people from criminal charges in certain circumstances? To select and enter your answer go to Test
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