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Maha Melhem & Melinda Tankard Reist – The Complex Storm- Harmful Sexual Behaviours & P#rn

Did you know the average age of first exposure to pornography is 11 years? We are at a critical juncture in our nation’s history as the pervasive influence of pornography distorts views on consent, sexual behaviour, healthy relationships, and aggression.

This episode brings an urgent & compelling discussion with leading experts. Melinda Tankard Reist, acclaimed author, journalist, and co-founder of Collective Shout, dedicated to combating the sexualisation of girls & women.

Joining her is Maha Melhem, Director of Melhem Legal & Consulting, with extensive experience in policy reform for child safety playing a pivotal role in the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse.

Tune in as we illuminate how early exposure to pornography shapes harmful sexual behaviours in young people. These insights & advocacy are crucial for understanding & addressing this pressing issue. Don’t miss this vital 2 part conversation!

LISTEN TO THE EPISODE HERE