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?
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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