- Sexualization of Girls as Early as Six (MSNBC News)
"Most girls as young as 6 are already beginning to think of themselves as sex objects, according to a new study of elementary school-age kids in the Midwest." 07-12
- Sexualization of Girls in Films (USA Today)
"Female teenage characters were more likely to wear sexy, provocative clothing (40%) than other women — even more than those age 21 to 39 (32%). And the teen girls were as likely to appear partially naked as the older women (30%)."
"Jennifer Stevens Aubrey, a University of Missouri researcher who studies the media's influence on young people and was not involved in this study, says the sexualization of girls is rampant in films, television, music videos and the marketing of clothing to children." 04-11