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Ease of Access and Viewing of Online Violent and Degrading Sexually Explicit Material

Category: NATIONAL AFFAIRS
Sub-Category: GENERAL
Resolution Number: 700.20.22
Club: London
Province: Ontario
Year: 2018
Status: Open
Reaffirmed:  
Comments:  

 

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that BPW Canada urges the Government of Canada, specifically Health Canada, and the Standing Committee on Health to examine the public health effects specifically on youth as a result of the ease of access and viewing of online violent and degrading sexually explicit material recognizing and respecting the provincial and territorial jurisdictions in this regard;
FURTHER BE IT RESOLVED that BPW Canada urges the Government of Canada, specifically Health Canada, and the Standing Committee on Health to report its findings to the public immediately and provide recommendtions for actions to prevent easy access to online violent and degrading sexually explicit material by children and youth;
AND FURTHER BE IT RESOLVED that BPW Canada urges the Government of Canada, specifically Health Canada, and the Standing Committee on Health to provide better tools to assist and educate parents to protect their children under the age of majority from viewing pornographic websites;
AND FURTHER BE IT RESOLVED tha BPW Canada urges the Government of Canada specifically Health Canada, and the Standing Committee on Health to work with industry partners to develop parent friendly meaningful age verification for online violent and degrading sexually explicit material on websites.

 

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Article ID: 1719