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Pornography, young people and preventing violence against women background paper, 2020

Summary

Read the Our Watch background paper on pornography, young people and preventing violence against women.

This paper brings together findings from the literature and Our Watch’s research to identify a range of implications and opportunities for the development of an effective response to pornography’s influence on young people’s development of ideas and attitudes about gender roles and identities, sex and relationships. It identifies opportunities for policy interventions, systemic and cultural change, and for the development of practical tools and resources.