Women victims of sextortion, fake profiles, non consensual porn in Nepal suffer silently as law and the police fail to nab offenders sitting in different jurisdictions.
2020 valentines week saw romance scammers victimizing vulnerable older single women, war widows and heart broken widowers in Australia
Mexican woman violated and virtually abused even aftr hear death when news media portals share images and videos of her unskinned mutilated body over digital platform. Agitated stakeholders blame the ill drafted laws which failed to prevent circulation of objectionable of video of women by web portals.
Man and his female acquaintance arrested for blackmailing businessman in Pakistan for his objectionable private videos that were alleged to have been deceitfully captured by two women from the same gang.
In a first, Madras High Court refuses to quash a case against Airtel as a service provider and directs the trial court to conduct trial for finding out liability of the service provider for continuous sending of unwanted messages of sexual nature to an Airtel subscriber.
Basildon Crown Court, UK awards 32 months jail sentence to man who hacked into iCloud and leaked private images of women and girls online. The prison sentence is awarded in relation to 12 computer misuse offences, nine counts of voyeurism and five counts of taking indecent images of children.
Saudi divorced woman arrested for ‘indecent’ posts on social media which includes encouraging women to leave their husband when certain demands are not fulfilled, hosting matchmaking, showcasing women dancing and smoking in public. The activities have been considered as criminal activities as per Saudi laws.
Two men from a reputed family in West Bengal target 182 women by way of stalking, hacking, voyeurism etc. Police arrests the offenders under several provisions of Indian Penal Code, Information Technology Act
Woman CEO receives constant vulgar messages from fake email ids. Accused arrested for cyber stalking in India
German court rules that Facebook has further violated the data protection law primarily for default setups which allow location tracking and sharing the link of the users’ profiles with the search engines. Women and children face more privacy related threats due to such setups.
Indian women politicians are being harassed by Troll armies and deep fake porn on Twitter.
Pune man hacked into the social media profile of teen girl to create fake account and spread obscene messages impostering the victim. The accused gets arrested under provisions of Indian Penal Code and Information Technology Act, 2000(amended in 2008).
Video of young female college students drinking alcohol in a house party in Tamil Nadu becomes viral and the women attract moral policing and trolling on social media : the girls are suspended from the college. Stakeholders caution that lack of laws for addressing trolling, cyber shaming women may ruin reputation and lives of women in India
stakeholders raise concern faster online grooming of girls whereby young girls are made to expose for pedophiles within minutes. Young girls are falling victims of child sexual abuse by way of self generated images especially in the Live Streaming websites for more ‘likes’for their images.
Canadian court awards sentence for payment of compensation for reputation damage by woman who allegedly destroyed ex boyfriend’s reputation by posting about the latter on Instagram allegedly describing him as alcoholic cheater and containing sexually transmitted disease.
Thousands of women’s images are illegally shared from their Tinder accounts possibly for major online sexual assaults and catphishing.
Scottish police buys new devices exclusively for data mining for the purpose of crime investigation
BTech student from India sends friends request to woman only to collect personal photographs from her social media website and morphed the same for creating nude images. Accused arrested when mother of the victim complained to the police for sharing profiles containing nude images of the victim.
Teen boys are discussing about gang rape and fantasizing about raping their own classmates over Whats App chats in Mumbai
Teacher is accused of sexting to students: it is unfortunate to note how teacher -student relationships are turning negative in every way
There is no respite for women who are victimized due to card fraud as police stations still refuse to accept the concept of Zero FIR and most police stations are ill equipped to handle cyber crime cases.
Cyber flashing or sending unsolicited pictures of private parts to random recipients, especially women and girls is becoming a matter of concern for law makers and criminal justice machinery in the UK
Philippine woman arrested for offering girls from the age group of 5-15, including her own nieces for online sexual solicitation. She faces arrest on the grounds of violation of Republic Acts No. 9208 (human trafficking), 10175 (cybercrime), and 9775 (child pornography).
Man faces arrest for pushing and taking pictures of woman co passenger without consent in Kolkata metro station in India.
Thanks to the relaxed policy regarding domain name change : Porn sites are back in India despite “paper tiger” ban on 857 website ban by Government of India
Singapore parliament brings in new law to provide slap strict sentences for cyber flashing, voyeurism, distribution non consensual porn and revenge porn contents. But cyber violence against women continue to sky rocket in Singapore.
Family in Utah, Canada gets tormented by harasser from Hawaii who shared online posts suggesting the victim family offers all types of services including prostitution.
Iraqi women suffer cyber violence against women including sextortion, revenge porn, gender bullying and trolling, stalking etc as there are apparently no law to deter such offences and courts are not yet accustomed to see online crimes against women
New York Mother of female toddler born with Harlequin Ichthyosis, who tries to educate people through online platforms including Facebook, Instagram etc, gets severely bullied and harassed by another woman for a over an year. The harasser is now arrested.
Check old devices before selling/handing them over : Pakistani model/singer suffers privacy infringement as her private videos get leaked allegedly when she sold her old mobile phone device. Her nude images land in international porn sites.
Teen girls suffer silently as intermediaries have no answer against continued online sexual abuse of girls carried on through online platforms.
Dublin man who withdrew from outside world and became a vigorous troll, gets jail term for 3 years for stalking and trolling 6 women who were journalists, authors. Prosecution and the court emphasized need for rehabilitation of the troll.
After pilots turning into peeping toms in the lavatory of aircraft, it is now a male nurse in Malta who was caught by the police for similar offence: female medical professionals become victim of voyeurism and privacy infringement resulting in creation of non consensual porn materials due to spycam installed in the washroom by male nurse.
Online job offers are not always legal especially for women: woman admits of being in a paid job which includes online sexual abuse of teens through Skype. She is charged with four counts for sexual abuse of children in UK.
WhatsApp sues Israeli firm accusing of hacking phones of activists. Several women, who were already victims of online violence including rape threats, online misogyny etc, are also affected
Katie Hill, the U.S. Representative becomes victim of online exploitation and non consensual porn. Hill’s private images with a staffer get leaked infringing her privacy.
Fake dating site which was victimizing men, was found to be engaging women for alluring men for the site. These women were promised high financial rewards if they could allure men and trick them into depositing money to meet women as proposed through fake profiles.
Woman crew brings law suits against two US pilots for allegedly committed voyeurism in 2017 by placing hidden camera in the lavatory of the flight. The images were streamed in the cockpit
Australian law makers follow UK to use Facial Recognition tool to prevent children from accessing porn contents.
Porn Hub, one of world’s biggest porn sites is being flooded by voyeur, non consensual porn images of women and girls that are captured using hidden cameras. Site users are using keywords such ‘hidden camera’ to access more voyeur and non consensual porn contents