Pornography

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Report

Parenting and pornography: findings from Australia, New Zealand and the United Kingdom

Recognising the important role parents play in protecting their children from risks online such as exposure to pornography. This research report summarises results from the first cross-jurisdiction quantitative study focussing on parents in New Zealand, Australia and the United Kingdom.
Report

Protecting the age of innocence

Access to online pornography and wagering would be restricted through mandatory age verification, under the recommendations in this Social Policy and Legal Affairs committee report.
Report

Image-based sexual abuse: a snapshot of New Zealand adults’ experiences

This report presents findings from a larger quantitative study about New Zealand adults’ experiences of harmful digital communications. The report focuses on the prevalence of image-based sexual abuse (IBSA), and people’s attitudes regarding different aspects of it. The findings described in this report are based...
Report

NZ youth and porn

This report presents findings from a study into how and why young New Zealanders view online pornography. One in four young people first saw porn by the age of twelve, and three out of four young people have seen porn by the age of seventeen...
Report

The effects of pornography on children and young people: an evidence scan

This research found a growing evidence base showing that adolescents’ use of pornography can negatively influence their knowledge about sex, safe sex practices, gender roles, and could lead them to have unrealistic expectations about sex.
Report

Revenge pornography, privacy and the law

This paper considers the role of the criminal law in respect to revenge pornography and the adequacy of existing civil law remedies for serious invasions of privacy by means of revenge pornography. Introduction Privacy issues are currently on the agenda of public debate, largely as...
Discussion paper

Parents' attitudes to regulation of internet pornography

This Discussion Paper follows on a previous one examining the extent of youth exposure to pornography and the likely effects. It examines the effectiveness of current regulatory arrangements and puts forward new proposals for minimising youth exposure to internet pornography. It also presents the findings...
Discussion paper

Youth and pornography in Australia: evidence on the extent of exposure and likely effects

Three-quarters of 16 and 17 year-olds have been exposed accidentally to pornographic websites on the Internet, and two in five boys have found them deliberately, according to the Australia Institute report released on Monday. The material these teenagers are seeing is often violent and extreme...
Discussion paper

Regulating youth access to pornography

The current regulatory system for protecting children from Internet porography is failing, according to Michael Flood and Clive Hamilton. They argue for school pornography education, mandatory filtering of content by service providers (with an adult "opt-out" option), and online strategies to minimise children's exposure.