In 2016, France adopted the ‘Digital Republic Law,’ which entails a harsher sanctioning of those found guilty of revenge porn. Under the new legislation, perpetrators face a two-year prison sentence or a € 60 000 fine.
Initiatives, policies, strategies
This section documents initiatives, policies and strategies both at domestic and also international levels.
The inventory offers the possibility to search by the type of cyberviolence, measures to address it, as well as the geographical scope.
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