British inquiry: Children being damaged by online porn

Many British children are “easily accessing online pornography” and are suffering as a result, a cross-party parliamentary inquiry has found.

According to the inquiry, children’s attitudes to sex, relationships and body image are all being negatively affected by seeing internet pornography.

Studies noted in the inquiry’s report suggested four out of five children aged 14-16 regularly access online pornography at home.

The report called for the British Government to consider an “opt-in” filtering system for all internet accounts in the UK – which would mean consumers would have to choose to receive adult content. Continue reading

 

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