Cyberbullying / March 02, 2023

Youth sextortion: what it is, how to avoid it and what to do if it happens

In October 2022, the Canadian Centre for Child Protection reported that they have received an unprecedented volume of reports from youth, and sometimes their concerned parents, about falling prey to aggressive sextortion tactics. But what exactly is sextortion and how is it impacting youth?

Join host and social media influencer Apryl Munro, is joined by Carol Todd, BC educator and mother of Amanda Todd, who was a victim of sextortion, along with Signy Arnason, Associate Executive Director at the Canadian Center for Child Protection, to explore more about this growing issue and what you can do to protect yourself and the youth in your life.

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Cyberbullying
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