Stop Sextortion – Tips for educators

Year of production: 2020

Image is illustrative. By Drew Hays on Unsplash.

It is hard to know what we would do or say as educators or role models when someone in our social circle faces sextortion. Here is a visually aided and thorough page with tips and resources for educators to make sure we provide the help needed when confided to.



Thorn is US-based non-profit co-founded by Ashton Kutcher that builds technology to defend children from sexual abuse. Thorn projects include products and platforms like Spotlight (accelerates victim identification and helps law enforcement make the best use of the critical time they have to focus on finding more child sex trafficking victims) and Sound Practices Guide (offers best practices and concrete steps to for companies of all sizes to help protect kids on their platforms, including the Industry Hash Sharing program and PhotoDNA). Thorn also is involved in deterrence of harmful material online and conducts research on the prevention of child sexual abuse. Find more information on Thorn website: