Age Verification

Age Verification Campaign

Children are being exposed to pornography at alarming rates. Children's exposure to pornography has been deemed a public health crisis. Collective Shout has been campaigning for the Australian government to implement age verification for years. We will not stop!

Movement Director Melinda Tankard Reist in the media re age assurance for porn sites

Movement Director Melinda Tankard Reist in the media re age assurance for porn sites

Age assurance technology could help enforce raising the age of social media access from 13 to 16 Collective Shout movement director Melinda Tankard Reist, who...

Our campaign for age verification in the media

Urgent calls for age restrictions to online porn: Our AV campaign in the media

For more than 10 years we have been campaigning for politicians to take serious action regarding young people's exposure to pornography. We had a big win...

WIN! Gov announces commitment to age verification trial

WIN! Gov announces commitment to age verification trial

For over a decade we have been campaigning and asking you, our supporters, to take action. We had a big win this week with the Federal...

 Media Release: More sexual abuse, harassment and violence against women if Government refuses to act on age verification

Media Release: More sexual abuse, harassment and violence against women if Government refuses to act on age verification

Emergency national cabinet meeting tomorrow must address porn as a driver of violence  In response to a rising tide of violence against women – including...

New research finds adolescents most common perpetrators of child sexual abuse

New research finds adolescents most common perpetrators of child sexual abuse

Adolescents are now the most common perpetrators of child sexual abuse, according to new Australian research published in the International Journal of Child Abuse and...

Our campaign for age verification in the news

'Millions more kids exposed': Our campaign for age verification in the news

Collective Shout has been campaigning against pornography since our inception and things have really heated up as we advocate for age verification technology to be...

I was a child abuse detective. And even I couldn’t protect my child from porn

I was a child abuse detective. And even I couldn’t protect my child from porn

"Even with all my experience, all my knowledge, all my protective measures and the amazing relationship I have with my daughter, I was still unable...

Kids Exposed

Kids exposed

Violent sex, assault, rape, degrading sexual practices: A GP’s plea to Aus Gov to protect kids from p*rn

Violent sex, assault, rape, degrading sexual practices: A GP’s plea to Aus Gov to protect kids from porn

Dr Johanna Lynch, GP, Senior Lecturer at the University of Queensland and President of Australian Society for Psychological Medicine has sent a desperate plea to...


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  • Coralie Alison
    published this page in Campaigns 2023-09-04 13:28:31 +1000

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