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Youth and protection of the minors

The Councils and education with the media

The Councils and education with the media

Testimonials

Children…

Lea, 15 years

Do you often look at the all alone TV?

Yes, the every day. Today, I go more on the computer.

Did you already see images which shocked you?

Yes. By looking at information with my mother, I saw terrorists who took a guy to cut the head to him…

When I was 7 years old, I had seen a film on a boy who did not have any more legs. The night, I had dreamed that I did not have any more legs.

Did it already sometimes happen to you to see programs booked with largest?

Yes, once, when I was in 6th, I saw a skin flick. It was not voluntary. I was in a girlfriend, one wanted to see the Life is beautiful but a bad cassette was put… Only the beginning was looked at.

Marion, 15 years

Do you often look at the all alone TV?

Yes, I have had a television in my room for 3 years. I look at it the every day until 22:30, 23:00. If I do not manage to sleep, I relight it.

Did you already see images which shocked you?

When I was small, I looked at Charmed. But I looked with my father, therefore I was not afraid. I knew that they were invented stories.

My mother looked at all the episodes of X Files. I looked at to be with my parents but, after, in my bed, I was afraid.

Did it already sometimes happen to you to see programs booked with largest?

Once, when I was 7 years old, I saw a film in which a sleepwalker killed his mother with a knife. For three months, I did not sleep in my bed. I was going to sleep with my sister who is 5 years old less than me. I was obliged to go to see a psychologist. My parents obliged me to sleep three times per week in my bed, then I succeeded in sleeping all alone.

I re-examined it there are six or seven months and that anything did me. I saw that it was interdict with less than 12 years.

… and of the parents

How do you react when your child sees violent images on television?

Pascal: I try to dialogue with the children to see how they feel the trick.

Linda: I try to explain to them that it is not reality, that they remake the scenes three or four times, that the men are raised. But undoubtedly I passed beside certain things when the children were smaller.

Pierre: It is necessary that my child tells me: “I am afraid”. As long as it is not shocked, I let it look at.

Dominique: The problem, it is that violence is everywhere: in the cartoons, with the JT…

Do you manage to control what your child sees?

Pierre: As long as they are small, one controls. After 10 years, one pays less attention.

Dominique: Sometimes, I surprise them since the kitchen. Then, I ask them to change chain.

Pascal: I control more the evening. The afternoon, it is my 14 year old daughter who controls for the small one 8 years.

Linda: When I see the logo appearing, that challenges me, I pay attention.

Then finally, the protection of the child face on TV?

Pascal: That is done naturally, one is not obnubilated… If not, one does not live any more.

Linda: Me, I pay more attention to the video games or Internet.

Pierre: The problem, it is when they are in buddies, it is the open door with all…

Dominique: It is well to recall us that it is important. One needs a puncture of recall. Each time I saw the film of the CSA to tele, I said to my children: “Do You see…? ». That helped me in my role of relative.

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