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21 Apr
Paris bans sexist advertising, Australia yet to take action

Writing for ABC Religion and Ethics, Melinda Tankard Reist has called out the lack of action from the Australian government on sexist advertising.  What is the point of government-funded programs in schools to teach boys how to respect girls, while the government remains complacent in a broader culture that is wallpapered... Read more

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20 Apr
Online sexual harassment plaguing girls young as 10

Child and adolescent experts warn parents about new forms of social media, leading to a plague of sexual harassment against girls as young as 10. Yellow, Live.ly and other popular sites identified as unsafe. Read more

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18 Apr
Educators: Almost Half of all Year 5 Students Have Seen Porn

Founder of Kidz Biz Education Wendy Hill told the Sunday Mail that violent pornography is shaping primary school aged children’s behaviour. According to Ms Hill, more than half of all Year 5 students, and almost all students from Year 6 onwards had viewed pornography online, but almost none told their... Read more

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18 Apr
Outrage over United Airlines violence, yet this abuse is routine within pornography

Professor Gail Dines has spoken out about the United Airlines controversy wherein passenger Dr Dao was brutally assaulted. Professor Dines asks where is the same outrage for women suffering violence in pornography? Read more

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11 Apr
Bill to ban sexist slogans on Wicked Campers passed in Tasmania

We're pleased to report that after years of campaigning against Wicked Campers for their sexist and anti-women slogans and imagery, Tasmania's Legislative Council has voted to deregister offending vehicles.  Read more

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07 Apr
Paris bans degrading sexist advertisements

Paris has taken the progressive step to ban sexist and discriminatory outdoor advertising in a bid to combat harmful gender stereotypes and men’s violence against women. Read more

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07 Apr
Twitter takes a stand against pornography

The National Center on Sexual Exploitation (NCOSE) has reported this week that Twitter is taking a stand against pornography on its platform.  Twitter is now blocking several pornography-related search terms—particularly from results in the “Photos” and “Videos” section of the social media platform. Now when users type in hashtags or... Read more

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04 Apr
WANTED! A FASHION LABEL WHO WILL REFUSE TO OBJECTIFY WOMEN.

SUBMISSIONS WELCOME. When considering the proliferation of women’s exploitation in the fashion and makeup industry, it can be difficult to imagine an alternative approach to ‘getting people’s attention’ that does not involve the casual objectification of women. Even when it has been proven that sex and violence can prevent messages... Read more

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04 Apr
Powershop sign the Collective Shout Corporate Social Responsibility Pledge

This week Australia's greenest power company said yes to a cleaner future and signed on to the Collective Shout Corporate Social Responsibility Pledge.  Read more

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03 Apr
Carl's Jr poke fun at past sexualisation of women

The media is all a buzz over Carl's Jr new approach to advertising, claiming they are ditching the sexualisation of women and instead focussing on ingredients and taste. But is this actually the case? The latest ad pokes fun at the company's past advertising techniques, creating a fictional character to... Read more


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