Category Archives: sexualisation of children

  1. Child Marriage, Child Death and What You Can Do


    14 September 2013 by thaliakr

    The tragic, terrible death of an eight-year-old Yemeni girl made international news this week. You might have read reports that …
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  2. ‘Normal’ Barbie


    4 July 2013 by thaliakr

    Check out this cool collection of artistic responses to how ridiculous Barbie's proportions are |

    This is an update of a post from 2013, with even more Barbie-critique goodness. What if Barbie dolls had the …
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  3. (Hopefully Not) Passing on Body Hatred


    16 June 2013 by thaliakr

    Alex linked to this bawl-inducing letter Kasey Edwards writes to her mother in ‘Passing on Body Hatred,’ excerpted from the …
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  4. A Mighty Girl Photo Shoot


    28 May 2013 by thaliakr

    Oh to be in England, now that it’s snowing in New Zealand. Oh hold on, we are! We have just …
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  5. Screening #1: In Defence of Screens


    9 April 2013 by thaliakr

    Playschool, Rainbow, Sesame Street: I could still sing you the theme songs. The Muppets. The Smurfs, though I was disdainful …
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  6. A Mighty Girl


    8 October 2012 by thaliakr

    The Girls-Can-Do-Anything 1980s seem to have melted into the Girls-Can-Be-Princesses 2010s. Is there any other costume option for girls in …
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