Young sex offenders ‘start off with child porn’

Young sex offenders ‘start off with child porn’

Almost of a quarter of sex offenders referred to One in Four for treatment last year was aged under 25.

The organisation says many of the young men began offending as adolescents by downloading child pornography, before moving on to abusing children themselves.

One Four says, in the digital age, young people must be supported to develop healthy notions of sex that are based on consent.


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