Students at a Harvard studied rap music and “Study 1, direct replication of previous research, found that participants deemed identical lyrics more literal offensive and in greater need of regulation when they were characterized as rap compared to country”(Threatening). As the study shows, rap music has a negative effect and is offensive to many people who listen to it. It tends to be more violent than many other music genres. When this music is displayed to viewers, many of them are influenced by it: “Numerous studies spanning many years and involving thousands of participants clearly show that media violence is causally linked to increased aggression in individuals” (Anderson and Bushman 11), Since rap music is shown and played in the media, many people see it and the studies showed that media violence which could be categorized as rap music makes many people aggressive. Also, “there are many reasons why out of wedlock birth rates are rising.
Television is one of the most popular entertainment nowadays. Not only it is use for entertainment but in many aspects as well. Like educational, history, discovery, sports and many more. However not everything we see in television is appealing or good for the viewers especially for the children, and violence and sex is the most poisonous that we could ever see in television. Violence and sex scene can affect the viewer`s thinking.
However, Advocates are vocal as they say it is time to face the facts, as evidence suggest that a number of teenagers partake in sex are suffering from its harmful effects. These pro sex educations activists bask in this as they state “ If more teenagers are sexually active, why deprive them of the information they need to avoid early pregnancy and disease?” According to Craven (2008) the Unites States (US) is in forefront in the whole world regarding unwanted teenage pregnancies. Moreover, the likelihood of US teenagers becoming pregnant as well as having multiple partners exceed other teenager anywhere else in the world. A recent study revealed that sixty one percent (61%) of all high school seniors have had sexual intercourse, while half are currently sexually active, and twenty one percent (21%) have had four or more partners. More so early sexual activity among American teens has become a major public health
Kids usually watch television more than adults in the United States about 3 to 4 hours in a day. The amount of watching television has a great impact on the development of children by the using of inappropriate language and sexual contents. In the US and many places around the world show that television movie or gameshow are usually violent to capture on the attention of people. According to the research from the National Television Violence Study said that “Turn on a television set and pick a channel at random; the odds are better than 50-50 that the program you encounter will contain violent material. To be more precise, 60% of approximately 10,000 programs sampled for the National Television Violence Study contained violent material.
The problem is that kids are probably not learning what their parents expect them to learn about sex from television. Dramas, music videos, prime time shows and advertisements all contain loads of sexual content, but usually nothing about contraception or safer sex. The number of sex scenes on television has doubled every year since 1998. Watching sex on TV raises the chances children will have sex, and may cause children to start having sex at younger ages. Even viewing shows with characters talking about sex increases the likelihood of sexual initiation.
Most of these drugs are odorless and tasteless, added to flavored drink and are often used without the knowledge or consent of the victim. They are quickly metabolized, so laving little physical evidence of sexual assault. The memory loss often induced by these drugs may render victims unaware of the attack until several hours after its occurrence. About 25% of the women/ Victims worldwide who contact the Sexual Assault Centre each year report that these drugs were a factor in a rape. Reports from various agencies (NBI, FBI…) suggest that use of these drugs, particularly GHB, in sexual assaults is increasing dramatically.
Sexual Abuse and Rape Culture Every year, rape costs the United States more than any other crime resulting in a total of $127 billion and $93 billion for sexual assault. Over the course of the past few months, we have heard numerous cases of sexual violence and abuse; these cases are astonishing because this is not something that should be ignored or dismissed. The stories told by victims have caught the attention of all people because it has become very prevalent in our society today. Countless women have been silenced by the authority of men, and these women have become too scared to speak out and seek accountability. This has gone on for too long and it has become less about sexual harassment but also about the abuse of power, especially
I also think it would lessen sex trafficking. (would) Prostitutes work for mostly drugs. Statistics say that 16% of prostitutes steal money or other things from the customers. 75% of prostitutes were also abused as children and it leads to the drug abuse and life style changes. This shows how parents can affect their kids with verbal or physical abuse.
It disturbed children though, make them act very aggressive and easily harmful the other people around them. Nowadays, every family always have the television in their house, and the typical American child will view more than 200.000 acts of violence, including more than 16,000 murders before age 18 (“The Impact of Media Violence…”). Television is a necessary thing that every family needs, but violent media has made television become a perfect tool for poisoned children through violence show. Before age 4, children are unable to distinguish between fact and fantasy and may view violence as an ordinary occurrence. (“The Impact of Media Violence…”).
Nowadays, it is common to see the headlines of article which stated, “Baby-dumping cases escalate” (Wen, 2012) “Teenage crime on the rise” (Cheng, 2014). These headlines alarming us about the increasing of social problems among youngsters in Malaysia. According to Datuk Seri Rohani Abdul Karim which is the minister of Women, Family and Community Development, “More than half of 104 dumped babies found dead in 2015 include 104 babies dumped last year, 61 were found dead and only 43 alive.” (Fong, 2016). Social problem among youngsters get a lot of attentions not only on social media like newspaper but also among society. One of the most concern issues in Malaysia is baby dumping which is an issue on rise in country.