Sexualising

  • Indian films high on pervasive stereotyping and sexualisation of women: UN report 6 days ago

    United Nations: India tops the chart in showing attractive women in its movies and as much as 35 per cent of these female characters are shown with some nudity, finds a first-ever UN sponsored global study of female characters in popular films across the world. The study, commissioned by the...
  • Gwyneth Paltrow under fire for selling bikinis for kids April 24, 2013

    London: Actress Gwyneth Paltrow has been accused of "sexualising" children by selling bikinis for four to eightyearolds on her website. The 'Iron Man' star's lifestyle company site showed pictures of a little girl wearing one of the twopiece creations designed by her new designer Melissa Odabash, reported Daily Star. The outfits,...
  • Peer pressure drives 'sexting' among young October 2, 2011

    Sydney: Peer pressure drives young men and women to share sexual images through mobile phones a new phenomenon described as 'sexting'. "However, research regarding the issue is in its infancy, and the voice of young people is missing from this discussion and debate," said Shelley Walker from the Primary...
  • UK parents slam 'bikini for tiny tots' June 19, 2007

    New Delhi: Skimpy bikinis for girls as young as four, sold by leading retailers across UK has got the parents worried, says The Daily Mail. Tiny briefs and brastyle tops for adolescent girls by famous brands are flooding Londons upmarket stores. While the parents are deeply disturbed by the sale...