Melinda Tankard Reist is a writer, speaker and co-founder of Collective Shout. She co-edited Big Porn Inc: Exposing the harms of the global porn industry. These are the words of Lucy, aged 15, one of young Australian women and girls who took part in a just-released survey commissioned by Plan Australia and Our Watch. The survey, conducted by Ipsos, gathered responses from the girls and young women aged in all states and territories. In the survey report, entitled Don't send me that pic , participants reported that online sexual abuse and harassment were endemic. Sexual bullying and harassment are part of daily life for many girls. Young people are speaking out more and more about how these practices have links with pornography - and so they should, because they have most to lose. Pornography is moulding and conditioning the sexual behaviours and attitudes of boys, and girls are being left without the resources to deal with these porn-saturated boys. My own engagement with young women over the last few years in schools around Australia, confirms that we are conducting a pornographic experiment on young people - an assault on their healthy sexual development.
Background: A conventional Nepalese society still regards sexuality as a taboo and sexual activities outside marriage are rarely accepted. However, attitudes of young Nepalese people towards sexual relationships have steadily changed with the modernization of society and culture. Aim: To explore factors encouraging premarital sex among young people of Nepal. Methods: Ten focus groups and 31 individual in-depth interviews with rural and urban young people were carried out by same sex researchers. Results: Most participants were aged years.
'Evil predator' posed as a teenage girl to get boys to send him naked pictures of themselves
Learn more about Amazon Prime. Skip to main content. Verified Purchase. As I read, I could picture many of my different students I had this semester I'm a high school English teacher , many of whom faced constant trouble on social media, i. Read more. First of all, this writer has her finger on the pulse of the teenage world of social media. She centers her discussion on tangled issues of our hyper-sexualized culture that has been fueled by the pervasive pornographic aesthetic which permeates almost all social media, i. On of her best questions from the book is when Sales questions if this normalization of rampant pornography found online is demeaning to women as many early feminists would argue or is it a source of empowerment as late feminists believe.
Unwitting boys in Grimsby were tricked into sending intimate pictures of themselves after sexual predator set up fake profiles. A serial sex offender has been branded an "evil predator" after targeting young boys in Grimsby and asking them to send him naked pictures of themselves. James Utting, 36, pretended to be a teenage girl in "cruel" deceptions by setting up false social media profiles using a picture of a year-old girl.