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Use of ‘child pornography' in Irish law must end – experts warn

24th November, 2019

The term 'child pornography' should be wiped clean from Irish legislation and replaced by one that makes it clear that the material concerned depicts a crime, children’s rights advocates have warned.

“The words child and pornography should never appear beside each other,” Tanya Ward of the Children’s Rights Alliance said. “Pornography has connotations of being salacious but permissible by society, so the use of 'child pornography' actually legitimises in some way what is...

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