Country Antigua and Barbuda
Year 2018
Type of Measure Violence against women > Legislation
Form of Violence Sexual violence

Brief Description

The Electronic Crimes (Amendment) Act of 2018 incorporated changes into the preceeding Electronic Crimes Act passed in 2013. Notable changed were made in Section 2 of the Act, which replaced the definition of Child Pornography with the following:
“child pornography” includes images or other materials, including video or other visual representation, that –
(i) depicts, presents or represents a child engaging in sexually explicit activity or conduct 
(ii) for a sexual purpose, shows parts of a child’s body, whether natural or computer generated, pasted to visual representation of an adult’s body
(iii) exploits a child for sexual stimulation

Source of Information

Antigua and Barbuda's submission for National Review for Implementation of the Beijing Platform for Action, Beijing+25, 2019, p.18 and p.46

For more information: Electronic Crimes (Amendment) Act 2013