Self expression All of these reports of increases in sexual offences among children have been accompanied by a cry for better sex education on both the laws on sexual behaviour, but also on topics like sexting and pornography. Sending a naked selfie can be a criminal offence — but not many teenagers know this
Sexual offences A stark illustration of how cruel the criminal law has become in this regard is illustrated by the example of 12 year old girl in the south of England who was being groomed online by a paedophile. Sexting has led to a rise in unders reported for sex offences. a text, or on social media, when you're below the age of 18 is technically illegal. thousands of children for sexting including a five-year-old boy in County Durham, But the police have told the girl that she may face criminal charges and a.