Child Safety Advocate warns of the Hyper-sexualization of Boys and Girls that spend a lot of time online and social media

Romans 1:28 “And since they did not see fit to acknowledge God, God gave them up to a debased mind to do what ought not to be done.”

Important Takeaways:

  • ‘Hyper-Sexualization of Boys and Girls’: Child Safety Advocates Demand Action to Protect Kids from Porn
  • If you have kids, you know they spend a lot of time online, and they use social media to share just about everything, from videos to dance moves to the latest fashion trends. But experts warn that can be very risky behavior as these online platforms have become hubs for sexual predators.
  • Child safety advocates warn social media exposes kids to harmful content, which can make them vulnerable to sexual exploitation.
  • “What we see over and over again is the hyper-sexualization of both boys and girls,” Lina Nealon of the National Center on Sexual Exploitation told CBN News.
  • According to the Internet Watch Foundation, 2021 broke all records for online child sexual abuse with 252,000 URL’s found containing images or videos of children being sexually abused compared with 153,000 the previous year.
  • Meanwhile, many child safety advocates stress the importance of parents talking with their kids about online predatory dangers as well as the need for legislation to protect them.
  • “We need to change federal and state policies to hold these corporations accountable,” Nealon said. “There’s so much more they can be doing. They have the resources, the talent to really augment and prioritize child protection, but from what we can see they’re prioritizing profit over and over again.”

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