The unkindest cut: how sharing of intimate pictures can be devastating and dehumanising

Image-based sexual abuse, also known as revenge porn, is wrecking an increasing number of lives as technology rapidly becomes more advanced. What can be done to stop it?

4th July, 2020
The unkindest cut: how sharing of intimate pictures can be devastating and dehumanising
‘The rise of the internet has meant that there are a whole lot of issues that have arisen in relation to non-consensual sharing of intimate images’

Throughout the pandemic, RTÉ Radio One’s Liveline has been a tour de force of national talking points. Some of these have been lighthearted, if revealing (see the Modern Ireland vs Catholic Ireland kerfuffle over Normal People), while others highlight systemic failures faced by our most vulnerable. A recent interview with a young woman named Róisín spoke to the latter, as she recalled her experience of image-based sexual abuse, otherwise known as revenge porn....

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