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Revenge porn soars in Europe’s coronavirus lockdown as student fights back, Reuters

on 6th May 2020

“BARCELONA (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Revenge porn is surging across Europe under coronavirus lockdowns, with a doubling of cases reported in Britain on Tuesday, while a student campaigner in France has spent hours getting girls’ naked photos removed from the internet.

Women’s rights activists said they have witnessed a rise in online posts of intimate images of women and girls, usually by abusive partners or ex-partners who are stuck at home in front of a screen, with their lives upended by the new coronavirus.

“During lockdown and as the world moves online … women and girls are exposed to higher risks,” said Johanna Nelles, executive secretary of the Istanbul Convention, a European treaty to prevent violence against women.”

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