Posts Tagged ‘online pornography’

Pornography a fact of life for many young New Zealanders – Chief censor Comments 0

Monday, December 9th, 2019

Pornography is clearly a fact of life for many young New Zealanders,” chief censor David Shanks says “While porn is supposed to be restricted to adults, our research shows a significant number of young people watch it too.” Proposals to limit New Zealander’s access to online pornography could be on the table before the 2020 Read more

Pornography in schools: 300,000 searches blocked in four weeks Comments 0

Thursday, June 27th, 2019

The Ministry of Education says in a one-month period 300,000 searches for pornographic material were blocked on school networks. Ministry representatives appeared before the Education and Workforce select committee to discuss a petition calling for better, more inclusive sex education. Associate deputy secretary Pauline Cleaver said the ministry is working on a plan to give Read more

Online pornography warping adolescent brains Comments 0

Friday, July 29th, 2016

Addiction, unhealthy relationships and rising levels of sexual abuse in youth is the reality of easy access to pornographic material. Auckland-based clinical psychologist Rebecca Daly-Peoples says the nature of the internet is restricting the opportunities to address the issue within a family context. “It’s completely influencing the entire way they’re seeing sex and intimacy,” she says. “It’s not just Read more