Understanding and Preventing Sextortion

Cost - FREE for members and £49+VAT for non-members

Join our expert-led session to gain crucial insights into the alarming rise of sextortion crimes, as recently highlighted by the National Crime Agency. The session is designed to empower participants by deepening their understanding of sextortion, recognizing the signs of exploitation, and learning preventive strategies to safeguard themselves and others in the digital world.


Kate Worthington is a Senior Practitioner at the SWGfL Revenge Porn Helpline, where she has been a dedicated member of the team since 2018. With extensive expertise in intimate image abuse and online harm affecting adults, Kate is a recognised specialist in her field. Her work is driven by a commitment to ensuring that the needs and voices of all women are understood and heard, especially those who are often marginalized or overlooked by mainstream society. 

Kate has made significant contributions to research on various aspects of adult online harms. She has been involved in studies examining the unique challenges faced by content creators and the specific online harms encountered by rural women in Scotland. Through her research and advocacy, Kate strives to shed light on the diverse experiences of women affected by online abuse, promoting a more inclusive understanding of these critical issues. 

Aims and objectives:

What You Will Learn:

  • Understanding Sextortion: Definitions, scope, and why it's a growing concern.
  • Real-World Scenarios: Analysing recent cases to understand how these crimes occur.
  • Protective Measures: Practical tips on how to protect personal information and interactions online.
  • Advice on best practice on providing non-judgemental help.
  • Q&A Session: Have your concerns addressed directly

What you need to know to attend:

The 1 hour 30 minute webinar will be delivered via Zoom.


Date Instructor Venue
4th Jul, 2024 - 13:00 Kate Worthington zoom Book

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