Reports


OBJECT (2009): 
'Joining up the Dots'.
 Reviews the links between sex object culture and discrimination, inequality and violence against women.

Bailey Review commissioned by the Coalition government (2011): 
Letting Children Be Children. The Report of an Independent Review of the Commercialisation and Sexualisation of Childhood 

Coalition government Violence Against Women and Girls Strat(2010): Call to end violence against women and girls

London Violence Against Women and Girls Strategy (2010): The Way Forward. Taking action to end violence against women and girls

Dr Linda Papadopoulos commissioned by the Labour government (2010)
:
'Sexualisation of Young People Review'. Reviews the links between the media and harmful attitudes and recommends sweeping change.

EVAW
(1):  
‘Making the Grade'. Since 2005, every EVAW report on violence against women has called for action on the sexualisation of women and girls.



EVAW:
'Fulfilling Obligations, Realising Rights: A Template for an Integrated Strategy on Violence Against Women' (2008). Recognises sexual objectification as providing a 'conducive context' for violence against women.







Human Rights Documents


 

Summary of International obligations to tackle the objectification of women: download (pdf)

European Women's Lobby Equality Directives - Recommendations to the EU on the media: 
download (Word) 

EU report on advertising, marketing and sexism - download (pdf)


(1) EVAW: The End Violence Against Women campaign is a coalition of organisations and individuals representing over 7 million women in the UK