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News: ‘Sexting’ leaving children vulnerable to abuse, Labour says

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Incidents of 'sexting' among children and young people have "soared" over the past two years, the Labour Party claims. It warns that unless PSHE and SRE are made compulsory for all state-funded schools, children will be put at risk of exploitation and abuse from "sinister corners of the internet".

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