Click on the links below to see further research on objectification, sexualisation and other topics in relation to our work

(2006) Corporate Paedophilia: Sexualisation of children in Australia - The Australia Institute

(2006) Letting Children be Children: Stopping the sexualisation of children in Australia - The Australia Institute

(2007) Report of the APA Taskforce on the Sexualization of Girls - American Psychological Association

(2007) American Psychological Association - Sexualisation of Girls Linked to Common Mental Health Problems

(2008) The Senate Standing Committee on Environment, Communications and the Arts Sexualisation of children in the contemporary media

(2009) Sexualised goods aimed at children - Scottish Parliament

(2009) The Harms of Pornography Exposure Among Children and Young People

(2010) Sexualisation of Young People Review - Dr Linda Papadopoulos, UK Home Office

(2010) Sexualized Teen Girls: Tinseltown's New Target - Parents Television Council

(2010) Buy Buy Childhood A report into the commercialisation of childhood - Mother's Union UK

(2011) Letting children be children - Report of an Independent Review of the Commercialisation and Sexualisation of Childhood by Reg Bailey

(2011) "Basically... porn is everywhere" - A Rapid Evidence Assessment on the Effects that Access and Exposure to Pornography has on Children and Young People - Office of the Children's Commissioner

(2012) On the Relationship Between Automatic Attitudes and Self-Reported Sexual Assault in Men

(2010) Australia's Response to Sexualised or Sexually Abusive Behaviours in Children and Young People - Dr Wendy O'Brien

(2010) Objectification leads to depersonalisation: The denial of mind and moral concern to objectified others

(2011) Sexual Objectification of Women

(2012) Independent Parliamentary Inquiry into Online Child Protection 

(2012) Too Sexualised to be Taken Seriously? Perceptions of a Girl in Childlike vs. Sexualising Clothing

(2012) Sexy Dolls, Sexy Grade-Schoolers? Media & Maternal Influences on Young Girls’ Self-Sexualization

(2012) Internet Watch Foundation Study of Self-Generated Sexually Explicit Images & Videos Featuring Young People Online

(2013) Low-Cut Shirts and High-Heeled Shoes: Increased Sexualization Across Time in Magazine Depictions of Girls

(2014) Contemporary girlhood: maternal reports on sexualised behaviour and appearance concern in 4-10 year-old girls

(2014) Self-objectification, body image disturbance, and eating disorder symptoms in young Australian children

(1995 - 2015) Media and Sexualisation: State of Empirical Research

(2015) Australian Council on Children and the Media fact sheet Too sexy, Too soon: The sexualisation of children in the media

(2015) Cute Little Things - The Objectification of Prepubescent Girls

(2015) Do Sex and Violence Sell? A Meta-Analytic Review of the Effects of Sexual and Violent Media and Ad Content on Memory, Attitudes and Buying Intentions - American Psychological Association

(2016) The Impact of Pornography on Children - American College of Pediatricians

(2017) The effects of pornography on children and young people - Australian Institute of Family Studies

(2020) Pornography, young people and preventing violence against women - Our Watch

(2020) Recognizing Connections Between Intimate Partner Sexual Violence and Pornography

(2022-2023) The National Plan to End Violence against Women and Children

(2023) ‘A lot of it is actually just abuse’- Young people and pornography - UK Children's Commissioner

(2024) Pornography exposure and access among young Australians: a cross-sectional study

Australian Psychological Society - Sexualisation of Girls

American Psychological Association - Sexualisation of Girls

Australian Psychological Society: Helping Girls Develop a Positive Self Image. A Tip Sheet for Parents

It's Time We Talked - Resources for young people, parents, schools and community groups

Sex doesn't sell after all, study says

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  • Coralie Alison
    published this page in Resources 2015-03-23 14:55:06 +1100

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