Associate Professor Tom Holt was quoted in a recent Business Standard article entitled “1 in 4 kids sexually harassed by friends online: Study”. The study led by Dr. Holt is one of the first to examine the factors of online child sexual victimization. The research shows that one in four children are being sexually harassed over the internet by people they are closest to.
“This is not to downplay the danger of pedophiles acting online, but it does draw attention to the potential threat of child sexual victimization by the people our kids are closest to, the people they spend the greatest amount of time with online,” said Dr. Holt.
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