On Saturday Collective Shout's Melinda Tankard Reist appeared on Weekend Sunrise with Danielle Egan, US author of a new book which argues concerns about the sexualisation of girls are exaggerated.Read more
Rushing kids into adulthood
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Dr Caroline Heldman at TedxYouth@SanDiego
What is sexual objectification? Is it empowering? Watch and learn.
Chair of the politics department of Occidential College in Los Angeles, Dr. Heldman appeared in the acclaimed documentary, Miss Representation, and is co-editor of "Madame President: Are We Ready for a Woman in the White House?" She is a frequent commentator on radio and television and a regular contributor to Ms. Magazine.
Every year thousands of women are promised a dance career in Western Europe, instead they are tricked, forced and exploited in the sex industry.
This stunt in Amsterdam's Red Light District was created by Dutch advertising firm Duval Guillaume for anti trafficking group, Stop the Traffik.
Watch the video and see how the onlooking men's faces change at the end. You can find out more about Stop the Traffik here.
From Melinda Tankard Reist's blog
This morning I appeared on Channel 7 Sunrise to discuss the AMA’s call for a new inquiry into the sexualisation of children. Appearing with me was advertising creative director Dee Madigan. It’s probably unnecessary to say, we didn’t see eye to eye on everything. Here’s the video:
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Did the Parliamentary report on outdoor advertising say everything was fine with self-regulation?Read more
Do young people need to read porn themed novels?Read more
Diva is an Australian fashion jewellery retailer popular with young girls.
In September 2011, Diva began stocking Playboy branded jewellery. 'Myxi Matosis' the disgruntled rabbit was one of thousands who spoke out against Diva's collaboration with the porn industry.