But the police have told the girl that she may face criminal charges and a criminal record for creating and sharing explicit images of a child despite the fact she has been the victim of grooming. Is it illegal to have a picture of yourself naked and you're under 18? - The Student Room
In this way, the very laws which were intended to protect children from abuse and exploitation are now being used to punish children. Sending a naked selfie can be a criminal offence — but not many teenagers know this
Creating conditions for creative and critical thinking — Clayton, Victoria More events. Follow 14 As a UK police force warn teens that sexting can be a criminal offence, Radhika the six essential facts that all young people need to know about sending naked selfies. If you're under 18, sexting is illegal Photo: ALAMY.