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# Coco's Law

This year
Govt campaign delivers message that it's a crime to threaten to share someone's intimate images
The awareness campaign will run on TV, cinema, local and national radio, and social media.
Intimate videos and hidden cameras: Gardaí launch major campaign to help victims of sextortion
Sextortion is a form of cyber extortion which involves a threat or blackmail of having intimate information, images or clips shared without consent.
All time
Justice Minister says 'stark' findings shows one in 20 have had intimate images shared online
One in ten people under the age of 37 across the country have had intimate images of themselves been shared online.
President Higgins signs legislation criminalising distribution of intimate images without consent into law
The Harassment, Harmful Communications and Related Offences Bill 2017 covers a wide range of offences.
Helen McEntee: Coco’s Law will give gardaí tools to prosecute those who share intimate images without consent
The passing of Coco’s Law will prevent the sharing of intimate images without consent – regardless of the motivation for doing so.
New laws criminalising the distribution of intimate images without consent approved by Oireachtas
It comes after a sustained campaign from Jackie Fox, whose daughter Nicola died by suicide following a period of prolonged abuse online.
Mother of young woman who took her own life after online abuse meets with Justice Minister
Jackie Fox released a statement this evening following the meeting.