By reporting a peer, they feel they could make their situation much worse.
“Both terms generally refer to the distribution or threatened distribution of nude or sexually compromising images or videos without the consent of the victim.
“ porn the motive can be to embarrass, intimidate or harass the victim or there can be other motives.
Sextortion can also involve such images but can also result from hidden cameras, hacking or other surreptitious means of obtaining the images.
What do I do if someone’s sharing nude photos of me? If the issue is aggravated sexting, when only adults are involved (people 18 in the US), there are laws that can support your case, including sexual harassment, stalking, wiretapping, and extortion-related statutes.
Wise victim advocates will tell you this is their job too – to help victims have control over their situation in a system that’s designed to take control away from the victim.