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Research shows that porn consumers are more likely to forward intimate images without consent. Researchers suggest this may be because regular porn consumers tend to develop sexually objectifying attitudes towards others.
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Of the approximately 24.9 million trafficking victims globally, an estimated 4.8 million—about 19%—are trafficked for sex, and more than 1 in 5 sex trafficking victims—an estimated 21%—are children, according to the International Labour Office.
(International Labour Organization, 2017)
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Research indicates that porn can fuel sexist attitudes in porn consumers.
(Hald, Malamuth, & Lange, 2013; Seabrook, Ward, & Giaccardi, 2019)
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Qualitative research reveals that young women often feel pressured to play out the “scripts” their male partners had learned from porn —they feel badgered into having sex in uncomfortable positions, faking sexual responses, and consenting to unpleasant or painful acts.
(Rothman, Kaczmarsky, Burke, Jansen, & Baughman, 2015)
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