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.

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

'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