Despite broadcasting objectifying and pornified representations of women, reinforcing sexist and harmful stereotypes about women and sexuality, and accusations of bullying and harassing young female staff, sex store Honey Birdette’s go-to refrain is that they are “empowering women”.
This claim is at odds with reality. Read on as we unpack the various ways that Honey Birdette disempowers women and girls.Read more
Sunday marks the annual UN International Day of the Girl (#IDG2020). This year’s theme is ‘My voice, our equal future’.
Our Movement Director, Melinda Tankard Reist, was a delegate at the Beijing Women’s Conference 25 years ago when the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action – the global agenda for advancing the rights and empowerment of women and girls - was formulated.Read more
Habitually monitoring appearance, believing appearance determines self-worth a factorRead more
Collective Shout's Caitlin Roper quoted in 10 DailyRead more
Contests that pit women against each other on the basis of looks have no place in a progressive societyRead more
What happened to your body image and self-respect policies Girlfriend mag?Read more
Free from ‘toxic chemicals.’ Not free from toxic messagesRead more
It is hard enough for women to love the skin we're in when we are bombarded daily with advertisements sending us the message we have to be hot, thin and sexy.Read more