In Lockdown Isolation, Children Have Become More Vulnerable to Online Predators, Watchdog Warns

The Internet Watch Foundation connects children’s increased time online during the pandemic to a rise in self-generated sexually explicit images provided by children to online predators.

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Rajvi Desai
Dec 8, 2020
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AuthorRajvi Desai

Rajvi Desai is The Swaddle's Culture Editor. After graduating from NYU as a Journalism and Politics major, she covered breaking news and politics in New York City, and dabbled in design and entertainment journalism. Back in the homeland, she's interested in tackling beauty, sports, politics and human rights in her gender-focused writing, while also co-managing The Swaddle Team's podcast, Respectfully Disagree.