Porn and Children

child on computer with mother watching

Here’s why everyone should monitor their children’s internet activity.

You need to watch this video…it’s even easier than shown here for kids to stumble across porn. Click the link that says ‘Watch on YouTube’ to see the video.

  • In 2015, the C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital National Poll on Children’s Health (link is external) ranked internet safety as #4 in the top 10 health concerns for children. Ranking ahead of school violence.
  • According to TopTenreviews.com the average age of first Internet porn exposure is 11 years old.
  • 35% of total downloads on the Internet are pornographic in nature.
  • One out of 7 kids have received a solicitation of porn and there are 100K websites that offer illegal child pornography.
  • The Crimes against Children Research Center says that 1 in 5 teenagers have received a sexual solicitation via the web.
  • and “about 25 percent of the youth who encountered a sexual approach or solicitation told a parent.”
  • According to LDSLiving.com “79 percent of young people’s unwanted exposure to pornography occurs in the home.”
  • “Nearly 60 percent have received an e-mail or Instant Message from a stranger, and half responded to the stranger’s message” according to this report.

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