The government announced just over a year ago a number of initiatives aimed at tackling online sex offences.According to information presented by the government at the time, 17 percent of males and 20 percent of females between the ages of 15-25 sent or posted online an explicit image or video of themselves.
“That will hopefully make more people think again before they, without consideration for the victim, share explicit images or videos,” he added.
The proposed law changes also include doubling punishments for indecent exposure, with fines increased to 5,000 kroner (670 euros) or 7,500 kroner under aggravated circumstances.
Ten percent of males and four percent of females in the same age range have sent or posted explicit material of others.
53 percent of all people between 15-30 have received sexual images and 22 percent said they would forward sexual images of people they do not know, according to the figures.
In the 19th century there was a surge of nationalist movements, which were defeated in the First Schleswig War.
After the Second Schleswig War in 1864, Denmark lost the Duchy of Schleswig to Prussia.
Danes enjoy a high standard of living and the country ranks highly in some metrics of national performance, including education, health care, protection of civil liberties, democratic governance, prosperity, and human development.
has the lowest perceived level of corruption in the world, the eleventh-most developed in the world, has one of the world's highest per capita incomes, and one of the world's highest personal income tax rates.
From April 15th, online crimes of a sexual nature will be punishable by up to three years in prison – an increase by one year on present terms.
The Ministry of Justice confirmed the measure on Thursday, with all political parties in favour of the change.
Denmark has close ties to its Scandinavian neighbours also linguistically, with the Danish language being partially mutually intelligible with both Norwegian and Swedish.