With pornographic material involving school-aged youths being released in an increased number in the past few months, the Founder of Red Thread Karen De Souza says that more sex education is needed. Javone Vickerie reports.
It is also illegal to share pornographic material involving children.
According to Section 350 (1) of the Criminal Law Offenses Act, anyone who knowingly and without lawful jurisdiction or excuse publicly sells, or exposes for public sale or to public view, any obscene book, pamphlet, newspaper, or other printed or written matter, or any picture, print, engraving, photograph, model, or other objects tending to corrupt public morals; or publicly exhibits any disgusting object, or any indecent show; or publishes any obscene libel… shall be guilty of a misdemeanor and liable to imprisonment for two years.
De Souza told Nightly News that youths are more than ever exposed to the culture of sex, even before parents can have their usual discourse. She stated that there
The Founder of the Non-Governmental Organization related that apart from the lack of a robust sex education platform, there is also an