Balenciaga exploits children in BDSM-fetish themed ads - *Updated: WIN! BDSM-fetish themed ads featuring children gone!
Take action! Tell Balenciaga to remove bondage themed ads featuring childrenRead more
#ToddlerBikini: Parents need to be aware of risks of photo sharing
The Child Rescue Coalition has warned parents about the risks of posting intimate photos of their children, as well as using certain hashtags that can be accessed and misused by predators. It is a reminder to parents to take great care when posting images of their children on social media, to consider their privacy settings and possible risks to their children.Read more
ABC News covers Collective Shout Frilledneck Fashion sexualisation campaign
Last week we exposed Frilledneck Fashion, a dancewear company posting sexualising images of pre-teen girls on social media. Today ABC News ran a feature on our campaign.Read more
Backlash over PeeWee Pumps high heels for babies
Twitter users condemn high heeled shoes for baby girlsRead more
Witchery and 'corporate paedophilia'
In an article published in The Sydney Morning Herald, Emma Rush and Caroline Norma discuss Witchery's latest ad campaign and the rising global trend of 'corporate paedophilia.'
Signatories to this article include Barbara Biggins, Australian Council on Children and the Media; Dr Joe Tucci, Australian Childhood Foundation; Steve Biddulph, author and family therapist; Dr Ramesh Manocha, Generation Next; Bernadette McMenamin, ChildWise.
Petition launched to stop US child beauty pageants in Australia
Calling on Federal Minister Peter Garrett and Victoria counterpart Wendy Lovell to intervene
Collective Shout has initiated a petition in response to the news that a US pageant company plans to import its child beauty competitions to Australia. You can find the petition on the Care2 petition site .
Please sign and circulate it through all your networks. The Petition is now closed. Thanks for your support.
The petition reads:
Witchery adultifies children in ad campaign, again
Child development professionals challenge Witchery, call for boycott
We have written about Witchery Kids advertising before. Witchery has ignored child development professionals concerns and persists with treating children as 'miniature adults.'
Today in the Herald SunRead more
Witchery adultifies children in latest kidswear catalogue
Child experts and advocates say 'Let children be children.'
A number of Collective Shout supporters contacted us about the latest Witchery catalogue, which portrays children in adult styled clothing and poses.
The issue has since hit the media with a number of child advocates speaking out about the catalogue.Read more