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 Federal Communications Minister Michelle Rowland.Read more
Media Release: Youth sexual assault crisis on the rise - Federal Government must release eSafety’s report on porn and age verification to protect children
eSafety delivered its report on a roadmap for age verification to protect children from online wagering and pornography to the Federal Government in March.
But stakeholders do not know what eSafety has recommended or what action the Government will take, as there has been no response.Read more
For Rachel Thompson, it took ten years to realise what had happened to her was sexual assault.Read more
Published by Courier Mail - May 17, 2021
Parents have shared their horror stories as more and more young children’s behaviour is impacted by exposure to porn.Read more
A year ago a Federal inquiry recommended age verification to protect kids from porn. But the Government hasn’t responded - why not?
Response to Age Verification Inquiry report overdue in face of sex abuse crisis in schools
In March 2020, the House of Representatives Standing Committee on Social Policy and Legal Affairs’ Inquiry released its report on age verification for online wagering and pornography. Now over a year old, the report - Protecting the Age of Innocence- recommended a roadmap for an age verification system to help protect children from exposure to online porn.Read more
Sunday marks the annual UN International Day of the Girl (#IDG2020). This year’s theme is ‘My voice, our equal future’.
Our Movement Director, Melinda Tankard Reist, was a delegate at the Beijing Women’s Conference 25 years ago when the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action – the global agenda for advancing the rights and empowerment of women and girls - was formulated.Read more
"A form of pornography"Read more
‘Porn is presenting rough sex and anal sex as something normal, and teenage boys are learning from their screens that it often involves violence and humiliation’ – Nikki Gemmell
How encouraging to read the concerns a number of us have been attempting to raise for close on a decade now, in our national broadsheet The Australian.Read more