‘Porn is a public health crisis’ – experts call for government inquiry into health effects of porn

TVNZ One News 5 March 2017
Pornography might be a difficult subject to discuss for many, but experts say it is causing huge damage to individuals and the community.

There are now calls for a parliamentary inquiry into the public health effects and societal harms of what’s being described as a “public health crisis”.

Anti violence campaigner, Richie Hardcore first discovered porn when he was just 10-years-old.

While he’s never been addicted and has since stopped, Mr Hardcore says porn did shape his views of sex and relationships negatively.

Technology has made adult content more readily available than ever before.

There’s now a generation who’ve been educated about sex through the internet.
READ MORE: https://www.tvnz.co.nz/one-news/new-zealand/porn-public-health-crisis-experts-call-government-inquiry-into-effects

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