Ten years ago a small band of women came up with an idea.

A couple of landmark reports had come out on the harms of sexualising girls. Melinda Tankard Reist wrote a book – Getting Real – on the issue. People were asking: ‘What can we do?’

So we met to discuss it, bringing our backgrounds in journalism, women's health, aid and development, eating disorder treatment and education to the table.

The rest is history. 

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[UPDATED] Lonely Planet removes Wicked Campers from travel guide

Wicked press release makes a joke of violence against women

Win! Floyd Mayweather's visa denied due to domestic violence convictions

It has been reported that the Australian Government has denied a visa to millionaire boxer and convicted domestic violence offender Floyd Mayweather. A petition started...

Here's what we accomplished in 2014

It’s been a massive year of campaigning at Collective Shout this year- perhaps our best yet!

Kmart pulls Grand Theft Auto 5 from sale

Now confirmed - Kmart pulls GTA 5 from shelves. 

Over 40,000 sign petition calling on Target to withdraw GTA V for extreme violence against women

Grand Theft Auto 5 fuelling the epidemic of violence against women, say survivors in petition signed by over 40,000 people. [UPDATE] Target and Kmart have...

Win! Julien Blanc leaves Australia after Visa cancelled

[UPDATE]  Read more: US 'pick-up artist' Julien Blanc forced to quit Australian tour after visa cancelled

Bavarian Bier Cafe "best rack" ad treats women like meat

[UPDATE] WIN! #BESTRACK Ad withdrawn 'due to complaints' We have received notification from the Advertising Standards Board that the Bavarian Bier Cafe has voluntarily withdrawn...

'We got it wrong' - Women's Health Mag apologises for semi-naked painted models at sports awards

The "I support Women in Sport" awards hosted by Women's Health Magazine faced social media condemnation for its decision to hire body painted semi-naked models...

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Everyday our young people are exposed to more brands continuing to sexualise girls and objectify women. You can bring change to this sexploitation, stop companies from degrading women and prevent its devastating effects on young people.

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