Ghanaian Women Cautioned Against Sharing Nudes

Ghanaian Women Cautioned Against Sharing Nudes

The assistant commissioner of , Dr. Gustav Herbert Yankson, who is the director of the Cybercrime Unit at the CID Headquarters of the Ghana Police Service, gave the warning while speaking at an event in Accra that commemorated the 2021 International Day of the Girl Child.

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"The problem is the phone could be hacked, stolen or get damaged and may need to be taken to the repair shop, and before you know it, your nudity is circulating everywhere."

Sharing nudes online, including on social media platforms, can result in a fine of between $5,200 and $10,000 for Ghanaians.

Cybersecurity Act 2020

The law also stipulates that an individual convicted of threatening to circulate a victim's nude photos or videos unless they receive a payment

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