22 Jun
Sexualisation of children making it difficult to detect and address child sexual abuse

If you're a child living in a society filled with sexploitation, what messages do you receive from this kind of daily environmental reinforcement? The National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children in the UK (NSPCC), has warned that child sexploitation is being woefully underreported. The NSPCC further attribute... Read more

20 Jun
Carly’s Law – New legislation to stop online predators is passed

Legislation to help protect children from on-line predators has passed through Federal Parliament on Thursday. The Criminal Code Amendment (Protecting Minors) Bill, known as “Carly’s Law”, was introduced by Senators Skye Kakoschke-Moore and Nick Xenophon. This has followed 10 years of campaigning by Sonya Ryan following the brutal murder of her 15-year-old... Read more

15 Jun
School students exposed to suspected 'school girl' brothels in the heart of Sydney

St Andrew’s Cathedral School, a co-ed school with over 1000 students, is fighting an allegedly illegal brothel that is operating a mere 60 meters from the entrance of the school premises. The Star Massage parlour in Sussex Street offers a range of erotic services, but it is the services involving... Read more

08 Jun
Target under fire for sexualising girls, again

Over the last few weeks, Target has drawn complaints over sexualised girls clothing, specifically, padded bras for girls as young as six.  Read more

08 Jun
Sparkling OH defends sexist advertisements

Soft drink brand Sparkling OH have attracted complaints for their ads featuring pieces of fruit arranged to resemble women’s breasts, complete with erect nipples. The image is accompanied by text referencing the deliberately suggestive nature of the image, “not as guilty as it looks”.  Read more

02 Jun
Love, Sex and No Regrets for Today's Teens

Sex is too intimate to compromise - Melinda Tankard Reist Read more

24 May
Corporate Paedophilia: Ad Standards Board justifies promoting porn sites to children

Content Warning: Some content including in this post may be distressing, but it is content the ASB is promoting to your children.If an adult gave your child a Hustler magazine, what would you do? Perhaps contacting the police might be an appropriate response. But what if the adult was the... Read more

22 May
What Ad Standards Said Before They Hung up on me

Several weeks ago, I made a complaint to the Advertising Standards Board about an ad on the side of a bus featuring the website for a hardcore porn site. After waiting a few weeks for their response, during which time the ad remained in place, the ASB advised me they... Read more

22 May
Collective Shout participates in Australian Summit Against Sexual Exploitation

Last week Collective Shout had the privilege of attending the first inaugural Australian Summit Against Sexual Exploitation (ASASE). In attendance were politicians, NGOs, activists, survivors of sexual exploitation and other community leaders. Read more

16 May
Supre set to make positive change

After many years of questionable product and marketing choices, Supre is set to significantly reshape its culture in a positive way. Read more

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