THE PROBLEM

Understanding the harm of image-based sexual abuse.

What to do about this problem? Read more about the plan.

Emma Holten speaks about being a victim of image-based sexual abuse

The problem of image-based sexual abuse

Victim blaming is a very serious problem, to which legislators contribute if they don’t take victims of image-based sexual abuse seriously. Properly criminalising image-based sexual abuse will give victims a stronger legal base for demanding their images to be taken down.

Emma Holten speaks about being a victim of image-based sexual abuse

Watch Emma Holten’s story. She was hacked and naked images of her were put online. She not only was the victim of a hack, but also of shame, hatred and threats against her family. Emma chose to attack back rather than defend. She could not do much legally. I want to change that. Every day girls and women – and sometimes boys and men – fall victim to image-based sexual abuse. You can help me give these women and men legal options. Read here what is meant by “image-based sexual abuse”.

The problem of image-based sexual abuse

Victim blaming is a very serious problem, to which legislators contribute if they don’t take victims of image-based sexual abuse seriously. Properly criminalising image-based sexual abuse will give victims a stronger legal base for demanding their images to be taken down.

Victim’s stories