What parents need to know about online pornography and age-verification

Talking to your children about pornography can be difficult. But with online pornography just one click away for most children, it’s a topic that needs to be addressed.

It is all too easy to think ‘not my child’ – but the reality is that a lot of children stumble across pornography, and our research has shown that some are as young as seven or eight the first time they see it. That’s why it’s so important to have those difficult conversations early on, to help young people understand what they might encounter online.

This helpful guide for parents outlines what you need to know for when the time comes to speak to your child about online pornography and how to broach those tricky conversations.

Parents' fact sheet - online pornography and age-verification

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