Question: Is sexting common in India?

About 19% Indian women used an app to find a partner for hookups, long-term or short-term relationships. It also found that about 62% of desi women engage in sexting, reported Times Now. Over half of all women (57.7%) reported having received or sent sexting messages, consistent across all geographic areas.

Can you go to jail for sexting in India?

Section 67A lays down that “Whoever publishes or transmits or causes to be published or transmitted in the electronic form any material which contains sexually explicit act or conduct shall be punished on first conviction with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to five years and with fine ...

How common is sexting?

How common is sexting among teens? Sexting is considered a relatively common practice among teens. Estimates by researchers start at a low of 20 percent of teens and reach higher than 60 percent in some studies. Teenagers, however, believe that about 90 percent of their peers are sexting.

Is it normal to sext?

People of any age group can sext. But tech savvy teens and young adults are most likely to use this method of sexual connection. Studies show that nearly 15% of teens have sent a sext, and about 27% of teens have received one.

Is sexting crime in India?

Sections 66A, 67, 67A and 67B of the IT Act, 2000 has made sexting and online sexual remarks a criminal offence.

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