SOLVING THE PUBLIC HEALTH CRISIS
OF THE DIGITAL AGE

An important message about COVID-19 from Culture Reframed

You are on our minds. We hope that you have drawn your loved ones near and that you’re weathering this unprecedented health crisis.

Culture Reframed is here to help.

With workplaces shuttered and schools closed for an indeterminate period, many of us are sheltering at home. Young people, especially, may miss their friends, feel anxious, and seek entertainment, distraction, and connection via their screens. It’s important for parents to be aware that kids are particularly vulnerable to porn, which is available for free 24/7 via smartphones and on teen platforms like Snapchat and Instagram. We want to make sure you have the tools and tips for keeping your kids safe.

One of the simplest ways to take stock of which conversations we need to have with our kids about online safety is to ask when, where, what, why, and how? Culture Reframed recommends these 5 ways to keep your kids safe on social media.

We help parents and other adults build kids’ resilience to hypersexualized media and porn

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A THIRD OF YOUNG PEOPLE HAVE SEEN PORN BY AGE 12
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OF SCENES IN TOP RENTED & DOWNLOADED PORN CONTAIN VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN
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OF ALL INTERNET DOWNLOADS ARE PORN
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OF SEXTS ARE PHOTOS OF CHILDREN, MOSTLY GIRLS, 15 YEARS OLD OR YOUNGER

Where are your kids getting their sex education? Their smartphones? In this digital age, it’s critical for young people to have trusted adults to help them build resilience and resistance to hypersexualized media and porn.

Culture Reframed’s Program for Parents of Tweens and Program for Parents of Teens guide parents through topics that provide skills to build young people’s resilience and resistance to hypersexualized media and the impacts of pornography. Complete with scripts that guide you through conversations and recommended resources to support your child. Enroll in these free online programs today!

A child with his hands on a smartphone

"The pornographers are laying waste an entire generation of boys, and when you lay waste a generation of boys you lay waste a generation of girls."

Dr. Gail Dines, Founder & President, Culture Reframed

"We know how widespread violent, degrading, and misogynistic pornography has become, as well as the implications for the emotional, physical, and mental health of young people."

Dr. Gail Dines, Founder & President, Culture Reframed

"The reality is that most teenagers will inevitably be exposed to porn — and parents must talk to them about it."

Dr. Gail Dines, Founder & President, Culture Reframed

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