Expert talk with Madita Oeming (4): What effects does the use of pornography have on young people?

Expert interview


Published by: klicksafe

Target Groups: Educators Parents


The effect that pornographic content can have on young people is a much-discussed topic. On the one hand, there are major concerns that pornographic content could harm young people in their own sexual development. On the other hand, there is a lack of sufficient research to actually verify these concerns. Madita Oeming summarizes the current study situation and explains the circumstances under which pornography use can have negative consequences for young people.

In the klicksafe expert talk on the topic of "Young people & pornography"  we talk to Madita Oeming. She is a literary and cultural scientist and, as an independent porn researcher, has set herself the task of changing the public discourse on pornography. You can find information about Madita Oeming and her work at:

The klicksafe expert talk on the topic of "Young people & pornography" is part of the klicksafe campaign "Let's talk about porn" for Safer Internet Day 2024. The campaign focuses on protecting and educating children and young people about pornographic content and digital boundary violations. All information and further materials can be found at: