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A culture of premature sexualisation

May 1, 2012

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guardian.co.uk, Monday 30 April 2012 and its inaugural body confidence awardsheld at the Palace of Westminster (Body language, 21 April). As a mother of three young children and head of a girls’ school, I have long been concerned about the growing premature sexualisation of our children and have campaigned against this. As parents, we must […]

Sext Up Kids (VIDEO)

April 23, 2012

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by Annie Urban April 22, 2012 At Care2, we’ve written numerous times about the increased sexualization of children and teenagers. From Toddlers and Tiaras to crotchless thongs for girls to teens texting pornographic images, our children are being sexualized and exposed to sexual imagery and situations an earlier ages and in a more intensified fashion […]

French report calls for end to sexualisation of children

March 10, 2012

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Former minister wants ban on beauty contests for under-16s and children’s lingerie in wake of 10-year-old’s Vogue spread Kim Willsher in Paris guardian.co.uk, Tuesday 6 March 2012 Chantal Jouanno, the report’s author, said ‘mini-miss’ beauty pageants encouraged children to dress up as ‘sexual candy’. Photograph: Ruslan Krivobok/RIA Novosti A French government report is calling for […]

Lechery, Immodesty and the Talmud

January 20, 2012

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By DOV LINZERPublished: January 19, 2012 IS it possible for a religious demand for modesty to be about anything other than men controlling women’s bodies? From recent events in Israel, it would certainly seem that it is not. Jennifer Uman Last month, an innocent, modestly dressed 8-year-old girl, Naama Margolese, living in Beit Shemesh, described […]

Study finds marked rise in intensely sexualized images of women

August 14, 2011

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Sociologist Erin Hatton examined the covers of Rolling Stone magazine over the past several decades to measure changes in the sexualization of men and women in popular media over time. Photo: DOUGLAS LEVERE By PATRICIA DONOVANPublished: Aug. 11, 2011 A study by UB sociologists has found that the portrayal of women in the popular media […]

Study finds marked rise in intensely sexualized images of women

August 14, 2011

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Sociologist Erin Hatton examined the covers of Rolling Stone magazine over the past several decades to measure changes in the sexualization of men and women in popular media over time. Photo: DOUGLAS LEVERE By PATRICIA DONOVANPublished: Aug. 11, 2011 A study by UB sociologists has found that the portrayal of women in the popular media […]

Marked Rise in Intensely Sexualized Images of Women, Not Men

August 11, 2011

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ScienceDaily (Aug. 10, 2011) — A study by University at Buffalo sociologists has found that the portrayal of women in the popular media over the last several decades has become increasingly sexualized, even “pornified.” The same is not true of the portrayal of men. These findings may be cause for concern, the researchers say, because […]