Thai children get access to pornography at very young age, poll reveals

 Thai children get access to pornography at very young age, poll reveals

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Two-thirds of the Thai media are considered “black” given that youth are exposed to their sex- and violence-oriented content, a seminar on youth development was told yesterday.

An Abac poll on “lessons learned from the 2,002 foetuses in establishing creative media” released yesterday revealed that 91 per cent of the young respondents had experienced pornography, with the youngest reported at the primary level. The survey said only 10 per cent of the media could be considered creative and appropriate for children, though no further details were provided.

The survey, conducted on an unspecified number of respondents, found that 19 per cent had received their first lesson on sex from pornographic media. The survey showed that 23 million Thais under the age of 18 spent five hours a day watching television and another three hours surfing the Internet.

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