Another brand has been added to our #CrossedOff list after using harmful and unnecessary sexualisation to sell products.
A supporter contacted us asking why she and her children have to be subjected to pornified images in while in her local hair salon.
We have emailed MUK to let them know our feedback. You can contact them too. For tips on what to include in your letter see our Lodge a Complaint page.Read more
Shadow Minister for Communities and Social Inclusion, Dr Duncan McFetridge MP, today called for an inquiry into and a report on the sexualisation of children and young people.
Read more“Parents and families have disturbingly reported to me a number of incidents which has driven me to call for a Parliamentary Inquiry into this important issue,” said Dr McFetridge.
**UPDATE** WIN! Rusty withdraws "Missing Pants" ad campaign
A representative from Rusty made the following statement in an email to one of our staff members:
Thank you for bringing the imagery to our attention. We are deleting the content that relates to Mimi on the bed “Missing Pants” campaign. All online imagery will be down over the next 48 hours and our sales team have been informed not to use that poster in store windows.
Media release: Collective Shout, Good on You and STOP THE TRAFFIK Criticise Just Group for Letting Customers Down
It’s 2016, and yet women’s bodies are still being used to sell everything from beer to burgers to organ donation. Are we ok with this? Caitlin from Collective Shout gives us her two cents.Read more
While Collective Shout primarily focusses on the objectification of women and sexualisation of children there is growing concern that the way that men are portrayed in the media is also having negative effects.Read more
So let's just get one thing clear, 'sexy' and 'toddler' should NEVER go together to sell a product. Yet somehow this product titled 'Sexy Nurse Toddler T-Shirt' ended up on Amazon.Read more
*Update: Jay Jays responds and cancels all orders for porn T-shirts.
*Update 2: Jay Jays has now confirmed it will continue selling current stock until sold out. Scroll down page for Jay Jays contact details.
Youth fashion retailer Jay Jays has recently been found to have exploitative imagery on their T-shirts in store and on-line.
One of our supporters took to Facebook to call them out on their sexist products and said:
Calling Jay Jays to step up and stand up against the exploitation of girls and women, by stopping to sell sexualised clothing to teenagers and adults! Stop participating in the objectification of girls and women to sell your products!
I invite you to sign Collective Shout's Corporate Social Responsibility Pledge.http://www.collectiveshout.org/corporate_social_responsibility_pledge