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