Girls tell of being expected to put up with things they don't enjoy.
Some see sex only in terms of , where what counts most is the boy enjoying it. Many girls seem cut off from their own sense of pleasure or intimacy. Girls and young women are under a lot of pressure to give boys and men what they want, to adopt pornified roles and behaviours, with their bodies being merely sex aids.
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Pornography is moulding and conditioning the sexual behaviours and attitudes of boys, and girls are being left without the resources to deal with these porn-saturated boys.
My own engagement with young women over the last few years in schools around Australia, confirms that we are conducting a pornographic experiment on young people - an assault on their healthy sexual development.
If there are still any questions about whether porn has an impact on young people's sexual attitudes and behaviours, perhaps it's time to listen to young people themselves.
Girls and young women describe boys pressuring them to provide acts inspired by the porn they consume routinely.
With offenders not able to differentiate between fantasy and reality, believing women are 'up for it' 24/7, ascribing to the myth that 'no means yes and yes means anal', oblivious to injuries caused and never ever considering consent.
We have seen a huge increase in deprivation of liberty, physical injuries, torture, drugging, filming and sharing footage without consent." The Australian Psychological Society estimates that adolescent boys are responsible for around 20% of rapes of adult women and between 30% and 50% of all reported sexual assaults of children.
In the survey report, entitled , participants reported that online sexual abuse and harassment were endemic.
More than 80% said it was unacceptable for boyfriends to request naked images.
"[I want] better education regarding sex for both boys and girls [and] information about pornography, and the way it influences harmful sexual practices." These are the words of Lucy, aged 15, one of 600 young Australian women and girls who took part in a just-released survey commissioned by Plan Australia and Our Watch.