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# Sexualisation of children

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# Sexualisation of children
Children 'are accessing porn at sleepovers' and viewing explicit content on phones
Exposure to sexual imagery and language at a young age can lead to mental health problems.
# my first tattoo
Artist sets up fake "tattoo parlour for children", gets genuine requests from parents
One request was from a father who wanted his six-year-old daughter tattooed.
# Children
Parents concerned about 'commercialisation and sexualisation' of children - survey
Parents think today’s children enjoy a better childhoods than their own but have also raised concerns about messages being aimed at children.
# ISPs
UK: Four internet service providers to block access to porn sites
As part of a government bid to tackle the sexualisation of children, some the UK’s main ISPs will automatically block access to sites showing sexually explicit imagery – unless customers specifically request to be able to view pornography.