The power of nudity: How exposing the naked body changed the world

No less than our ancestors, psychologists have understood the startling effect of exhibiting one’s genitals in public. In many ancient cultures, the phallus — the male member in erection — was publicly employed as a weapon in life-threatening situations. The act supposedly had a favourable effect on the …

Source: www.dailyo.in/arts/nudity-genitals-thangjam-manorama-history/story/1/21445.html

Older teens more likely to ‘sext’ – survey

A survey has examined the extent of so-called \’sexting\’ among secondary school students in Ireland. 13% of secondary students admitted that they have sent nude or semi-nude photos or videos of themselves. The rate of sexting rises as the teenagers get older, for instance 4% of first year students said they had sent a \’sext\’ image, while 34% of sixth years said they had done it. Boys are twice as likely …

Source: www.rte.ie/news/ireland/2018/0110/932337-sexting-survey-schools/

Girls encounter higher levels of cyberbullying than boys, study finds

Zeeko’s digital trend report for 2016 found that girls are more cautious about online interaction with strangers

Zeeko’s digital trend report for 2016 found that girls are more cautious about online interaction with strangers

For instance, 24 per cent of males have sent a sexually suggestive message but only 12 per cent of girls have; for sending nude/semi-nude images of themselves, it\’s 17 per cent compared to nine per cent of females. And 18 per cent of boys have sexted a non-partner, while eight per cent of females …

Girls encounter higher levels of cyberbullying than boys, study finds

Aussie Men Are Sharing Nudes Of Their Wives And Girlfriends On Craigslist Without Consent

Two men told BuzzFeed News their wives had no idea they were sharing their naked pictures. One-in-five Australian adults surveyed say they have had images or videos of a nude or sexual nature taken without their consent; 11% say these images or videos were shared; and 9% said they received threats that the images would be shared, a study from Monash University found in May. The 4200 …

Source: www.buzzfeed.com/ginarushton/aussie-men-are-sharing-nudes-of-their-wives-and-girlfriends