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Sexualization of Young Girls

Should Miley Go Under the Tree? A Good Question for Parents

Danielle Egan | Posted 02.15.2014 | Parents
Danielle Egan

Learn why your kids want certain toys or dolls. If they are into a pop star who you find problematic, talk to them about this star's image, and ask them what they think about her or his behavior. Try your hardest to truly be curious and listen, you may be surprised.

Talk About a Choking Hazard! What I Never Expected to Find in a Kinder Surprise Egg

Pamela Poole | Posted 07.23.2013 | Parents
Pamela Poole

There's a sickening trend towards sexualization of girls in toys and entertainment. And there's a long-term issue, going back to Barbie's youth, with presenting girls with unhealthy and unrealistic physical ideals through toys and entertainment intended for them

Victoria's Secret Lingerie Line Targeting Teens

Rabbi Shmuley Boteach | Posted 06.08.2013 | Politics
Rabbi Shmuley Boteach

Surely logic would dictate that however misguided the President's comments about Kamala Harris, they are utterly insignificant compared to the ongoing campaign to make our girls into sexually active women well before it is healthy or appropriate for them to be so.

The Controversial "Models" At An Autoshow In China

The Huffington Post | Katherine Bindley | Posted 11.20.2012 | Parents

The idea of bikini-clad models posing next to cars at an autoshow isn't an altogether surprising one, but when those "models" are 5 years old, well, t...

WATCH: Are Bikinis For 6-Year-Olds Inappropriate?

Posted 09.20.2012 | Parents

"Fun" or "disturbing"? Harmless or inappropriate? Thousands of readers have already weighed in about Elizabeth Hurley's new swimwear line in comments...

SPARKing Change: Not Just One Girl At a Time

Deborah L. Tolman | Posted 07.10.2012 | Impact
Deborah L. Tolman

The real story -- the disruptive story -- about women and girls joining together to demand a better, safer, more joyful world is being lived, and it needs also to be told.

Inspiring Futures

Deborah King | Posted 05.07.2012 | Home
Deborah King

Those who have cried out against the sexualization of clothing and behavior of young teen girls are raising a valid point. But fictional Lolitas aside, it simply isn't true that young females are responsible for seducing much older men.

Amber Cole is My Daughter

Mark Anthony Neal | Posted 12.31.2011 | Black Voices
Mark Anthony Neal

That so many have -- and in the process downloaded and trafficked in illegal child pornography -- speaks volumes about how society thinks about Black girls. For that reason alone, Amber Cole is my daughter.

Thinner, Sexier, Hotter: 3 Ways to Help Your Daughter Resist Media Pressures

Signe Whitson | Posted 12.12.2011 | Parents
Signe Whitson

How many times have you heard your daughter singing along to a popular song on the radio and innocently belting out the kind of lyrics that would otherwise get her sent to her room?

Why Do Our Little Girls Want To Be Sexy?

Colleen Perry | Posted 10.02.2011 | Healthy Living
Colleen Perry

My goal is to help teenagers and young women navigate their way through our culture which, I believe, diminishes the value of women and all of our gifts.

UK Pole Dancing Class For Young Girls Sparks Outrage

Posted 09.26.2011 | Women

Some parents and local elected officials in northwest England are "outraged" after a fitness group that offers pole dancing lessons to girls as young ...