Sexting among children in the UK has risen dramatically during lockdown, with some girls as young as six composing sexually explicit messages.
SafeToNet, a free phone safety app available via the gov.uk website, said the number of messages children attempted to send had risen by 183 per cent.
The app analyses message content and stops harmful messages from being sent. It also offers guidance as a message is being composed.
The figures also revealed a 55 per cent rise in the number of ‘sexts’ drafted during normal school hours.
Girls were more likely to try to send explicit messages than boys, and eleven-year-olds […]
Here’s a prescription for better health and happiness: Forgive.
Yes, forgiving someone who has hurt you can reduce anger, depression, stress – and even blood pressure — and lead to greater feelings of optimism, hope, compassion and self-confidence.
This is not just a nice, ethereal concept or something a Sunday school teacher once told you to do. There’s a method to this gladness, with ongoing research that shows forgiveness can promote improved mental and physical health.
We spoke with Dr. Fred Luskin, director […]
By Christen Price, Esq.
Courtesy of End Sexual Exploitation
The sex trade is a haven for racial violence in this country. It violates the most basic human rights of women and girls of color, largely with impunity, as it has for centuries. Under chattel slavery in the antebellum South, enslaved black women were commonly raped by their owners and owners’ friends. Sometimes they were abused so that their forced reproductive labor would produce children that the owner wouldn’t have to bother to buy.
Some women, particularly those who were light-skinned, were sold as sex slaves to white men in the […]
Unmasking Sexual Con Games: Helping Teens Avoid Emotional Grooming and Dating Violence
by Kathleen M. McGee, Laura J. Buddenberg, Boys Town Press
“If you love me, prove it.”
“I’m going to make you feel good.”
“You want it, you know you do.”
“Just this once.”
“What’s the big deal? Everybody does it.”
Language can be a powerful persuader. The term “con game” (confidence game) is defined as a swindle in which a person is defrauded after his or her confidence has been won.
When someone is tricked into a sexual encounter by what another person says, it is called a “sexual […]
These short positive sayings can work wonders.
Courtesy of Good Housekeeping
Put life in perspective with some short yet sage pieces of advice. These wise and beautiful words from your favorite positive thinkers will get you in the right mindset to tackle whatever obstacles lie ahead. Inspirational quotes from successful people like Oprah, Helen Keller, and Maya Angelou can help you reframe negative thoughts during tough times and change your attitude so you feel refreshed and motivated. Whether you’re hoping to achieve success […]
A new documentary, Contraland, illustrates the following shocking points:
· Child sex trafficking is the fastest-growing criminal enterprise on earth.
· It generates an estimated $38 Billion dollar each year in the U.S.
· Blackmail involving pedophilia is at the root of much of America’s political corruption.
· 30,000 victims of sex trafficking die each year from abuse, disease, and neglect, some as young as six years old.
· Over 71% of trafficked children show suicidal tendencies.
· Sex traffickers condition their male and female victims with starvation, rape, gang rape, physical abuse, beating, confinement, forced drug use, and shame.
· No matter what town […]
In this powerful documentary from Family Watch International (www.familywatch.org), you will learn from experts—as well as the testimonies from individuals whose lives have been negatively impacted by pornography—about the addictive nature of porn, its impact on the brain, and how pornography viewing can lead to family breakdown, prostitution, sex trafficking and other crimes against women and children. While the film exposes pornography as a devastating and debilitating addiction, it concludes with a message of hope as it shares how former addicts and their families find healing through therapy and the support of family members.
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Introduction: The following video from Family Watch International gives a clear explanation why goals to reduce poverty, premature deaths and abusive relationships throughout the world are linked to strong marriages and father involvement.