Collective Shout is a grassroots campaigning movement against the objectification of women and sexualisation of girls in media, advertising and popular culture.

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25 Aug
Bachelor contestant's Balini Bikini swimwear doesn't empower women, it exploits girls

14 year old girls shown in sexualised poses, smoking drugs Read more

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23 Aug
Tavern submits application to exploit women

It has come to our attention that Merriwa Tavern The Sixty 30 has made an application to vary existing trading conditions to allow topless waitresses or ‘skimpies’. As an organisation that fights against commercial sexual exploitation of women and girls, Collective Shout strongly opposes this application on the grounds that:... Read more

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17 Aug
Female students from over 70 Australian schools targeted in pornography ring

More and more we are hearing stories like this. All the schools affected are listed in the article below. Police are encouraging any victims to come forward and report it. Read more

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17 Aug
Child sex dolls seized in Australian Government crackdown following 60,000 strong petition

“I came across an advertisement on Child Sex Dolls while looking at Japanese news online. Who would think such a heinous insult to the sanctity of children would exist?” Read more

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12 Aug
Sexploitation of women in sport

Sexploitation  As published by www.ausport.gov.au Reprinted with permission Read more

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12 Aug
Our new merch has just dropped

Collective Shout have joined up with Liminal to create a limited edition T-shirt printed on Freeset T-shirts. Freeset offer freedom and choice to women and families caught in human trafficking and the sex trade in India.  Read more

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10 Aug
Hot Girls Eat Free: Petersham Inn's sexist ad campaign

Take Action against sexist promotions Via Yahoo7 News A Sydney pub has been slammed for its "sexist" promotion offering free meals for "hot" women. The former family-friendly pub, Petersham Inn, in Sydney's inner west, has recently transformed into an American-style sports bar, including an adult entertainment venue featuring strip shows.... Read more

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03 Aug
Boys are scholars, girls are looked at: Gap slammed for sexist kids t-shirts

Clothing retailer Gap has been accused of sexism over their latest kids collection. The advertising campaign features a little boy, labelled 'the scholar' wearing an Albert Einstein t-shirt, and a girl, the 'social butterfly' whose outfit is the 'talk of the playground'. Read more

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28 Jul
Honey Birdette says "In your face" to Ad Standards (and kids)

Collective Shout call for financial penalties for repeat offenders Honey Birdette are no stranger to the Advertising Standards Board. The sex shop which masquerades as a high end lingerie store in major shopping centres across Australia have repeatedly breached the advertising codes showing little regard for the self regulated system... Read more

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27 Jul
There's a world of difference between sex and sexism in advertising

Originally published on The Conversation Advertising and sex are two of the oldest professions in the world. Indeed, one of the earliest uses of advertising was to advertise sexual services; prostitutes in Ancient Greece carved ads into the soles of their sandals so that their footprints read: “Follow me”. Sex... Read more

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