December 10, 2012
Child sex texts, the new epidemic
"Twilight film stars and other celebrity soft porn shots corrupting children and youth for big bucks
Boys and girls as young as 13 are routinely swapping explicit pictures of themselves, a disturbing investigation reveals on Human Rights Day today, an outcome of the online sale of sex, such as ads on internet news pages and blog posts, and of sexually explicit television and film shows.
"I get asked for naked pictures at least two or three times a week," a girl told the researchers.
A boy said: ‘You would have seen a girl’s breasts before you’ve seen their face,’ while another youngster referred to so-called sexting as ‘the new flirting.’"
Young teenagers 'turned into criminals by sex texts': Increasing numbers being arrested with many ending up on sex offenders' register
More than 40% of children under 12 have watched pornography - and experts say it's turning teenagers into SEX ADDICTS
Generation sex: 'porn as education' - video
Q and A: sex, porn, teenagers and the law
Children think penalties for sexting too harsh