Sexual behaviour in children and young people Sexual behaviour in children and young people It is natural for children to express their sexuality and their interest in the differences between the sexes through their behaviour. One of the first things they want to learn about is their bodies. They are curious about why their body is different from a parent or sibling of the opposite sex. We think of this as sexual because we look at this from an adult viewpoint. For a child, this is just curiosity.
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These are external links and will open in a new window Close share panel Image copyright GMP Image caption Carl Hodgson pleaded guilty to causing or inciting a child under 13 to engage in sexual activity A man who spent the night with a year-old girl who he thought was 19 has been jailed for two-and-a-half years. Carl Hodgson invited the child, who he made contact with on a dating app, to his flat and sent images of her in a body stocking to a friend via WhatsApp. Manchester Crown Court was told he filmed the girl on his phone and also pleasured himself while she looked on. Hodgson, 28, of Jordan Street, Manchester, was ordered to sign the sex offender register for life.
Man jailed for sexual activity with girl (12) 'who he thought was 19'
Man jailed for sexual activity with girl 12 'who he thought was 19' Independent. Carl Hodgson, 28, invited the child to his flat in Manchester city centre a few days after they first made contact via a popular adult dating app. He filmed her on his mobile phone as she wore a body stocking and sent it to a friend, Manchester Crown Court heard. Hodgson also pleasured himself while the girl looked on. The defendant pleaded guilty at earlier hearings to causing or inciting a child under 13 to engage in sexual activity, engaging in sexual activity in the presence of a child, distributing an indecent photograph of a child and making indecent photographs of a child.
This article has been cited by other articles in PMC. Although there is a large body of literature focusing on predictors of conception among this age group, almost all the work compares those young women who have become pregnant with their peers, regardless of whether or not their peers have experienced sexual intercourse. Setting and participants Female school students aged 14—16 years from the East of Scotland.