Towards a Legal Qualification of Online Sexual Acts in which Children are Involved: Constructing a Typology

Argyro Chatzinikolaou, Eva Lievens


In today’s society, the widespread use of digital technologies among children is indisputable. They learn to navigate the digital environment from a young age by using a plethora of online communication platforms and mobile applications. The use of and interaction with digital media and services covers a broad variety of aspects of one’s (private) life, including the development of (online) sexual behaviour. This article develops a typology to address this.

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