Exploring the Connection Between Pornography and Sexual Violence
This article examines the relationship between sexual violence and pornography. Data about women's experiences of sexual violence and their abusers' use of pornography were collected at a rape crisis center from 100 survivors. Findings include that 28% of respondents reported that their abuser used pornography and that for 12% of the women, pornography was imitated during the abusive incident. The effects of pornography on women's experiences of sexual violence are discussed.
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Document Type: Journal Article
Affiliations: 1: St. Joseph's University 2: University of Delaware
Publication date: January 1, 2000
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