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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18 Sep
Pole dance studios push classes for children

Collective Shout's Felicity Langton appeared on Today Tonight to discuss pole dancing classes offered to children.  Click here to Watch Read more

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16 Sep
Lingerie Football League recruiting school girls

Grassroots campaigning movement Collective Shout is calling on schools to be alert to the Lingerie Football League recruiting underage girls and to refuse to host practices or events on school premises. Read more

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09 Sep
Ad Standards Board rules on "Fresh One" coffee ads

A few months ago, we were alerted to Perth based coffee bean distributor Fresh One, a brand that was posting pornographic advertising on their Facebook page to promote coffee beans. We shared this information with supporters and encouraged them to make a formal complaint to the Advertising Standards Bureau (ASB)... Read more

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08 Sep
Violence against women in fashion

Melinda Tankard Reist spoke with Waleed Aly on Radio National about the depiction of violence against women in advertising.  Read more

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28 Aug
Sexualisation of little girls linked with negative body image - Flinders University Study

A new study from Flinders University has found that little girls are adopting potentially sexualised behaviours usually associated with teenage girls. Little girls' engagement with teen culture is linked with an increased concern with physical appearance. Over one quarter of girls aged 8-10 were concerned about how they look.  We know... Read more

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13 Aug
Report: Sexism & Racism Endemic in Music Videos

Calvin Harris, DJ Snake, Basement Jaxx and Robin Thicke criticised by women’s groups citing evidence that music videos feed sexism and racism; call for age ratings Read more

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13 Aug
A call to arms for girls

An article in the Irish Times discusses Steve Biddulph's book "Raising Girls." Read more

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24 Jul
The Sex Factor: Mainstreaming and normalising the abuse and exploitation of women

The Sex Factor is a new reality TV program where contestants compete for the chance to become a porn star. It will be shown exclusively online. The Sex Factor is setting to profit from the mainstreaming of pornography and legitimising it as an attractive career choice for young women. It... Read more

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18 Jul
A Wicked Victory

People power forces Wicked Campers to withdraw misogynistic marketing Wicked Campers withdraws sexist slogans from vans after 110,000-strong change.org petition; petition starter Paula Orbea says it’s a “people powered win against sexism”  The campervan company at the centre of a people-powered revolt over sexist van slogans has today issued an... Read more

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14 Jul
“I am a little girl and I am not a slut”: Anti Wicked Camper campaign takes off

Thousands support Sydney mother’s petition against misogynistic Wicked Campers. Wicked Campers are known for their campervans emblazoned with sexist and demeaning slogans.We’ve written about them before. One of our supporters, blogger and activist Paula Orbea, decided she had had enough after her young daughter was exposed to a certain van... Read more

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