Objectification is the process by which a person comes to be treated as a commodity or an object for use, rather than a human being with a personality, feelings, needs, dignity and rights.
Sexual objectification is where a person is objectified for the purpose of the sexual gratification or use of another.
In her TedX talk, Dr Caroline Heldman illustrates how the objectification of women has escalated, how we have become inured to its damaging effects and what we can do individually and collectively to demolish the paradigms that keep us from a better world.
More research in Objectification can be found here.
See articles tagged 'objectification' below.
Sep 02, 2021
Final report acknowledges role of violent porn in VAWG, need for age verification
Aug 21, 2021
MTR interview with Talitha Stone
Aug 10, 2021
'Why does the International Handball Federation even have this rule?'
Jul 21, 2021
As published by www.ausport.gov.au Reprinted with permission
Mar 25, 2021
So-called ‘Male Champions of Change’ shopping centre CEOs facilitating objectification of women in sport while claiming to ‘stamp out sexism’
Dec 21, 2020
Cupcakes with a side of WAP-inspired porn If there was any doubt about the mainstreaming of porn culture, Adelaide bakery The Cupcake Lady has released...
Dec 02, 2020
Ad Standards continues to transmits abusive advertiser responses to complainants via case reports