Sexualisation of children an issue that needs to be faced

first_imgStuff 28 July 2016 Family First Comment: Melinda spoke at our 2011 Forum on the Family. A great ally in the field. Well worth attending her upcoming talks in August in Wgn & Chch.Advocates for women and girls are calling on New Zealand to address its role in the global trade for females’ bodies.Australian advocate for women and girls Melinda Tankard Reist​, is touring New Zealand with Hagar New Zealand in August to speak on the objectification of women and sexualisation of girls.“It would be fair to say that NZ is facing the same challenges in regards to sexualisation of girls in media, advertising and popular culture as pretty much every other country in the West,” she said.The writer, speaker and advocate stressed that the eroticisation of children was driving exploitation.“When we post and style little girls to look more mature and older than they really are, when we ‘adultify’ them in advertising, this can contribute to providing permission to perpetrators to think that little girls are sexually interesting and sexually desirable.”Tankard Reist said the problem stemmed from a lack of respect and concern for the human rights of women and girls.“Add to that the desire to make money from their bodies and vested interests of those who stand to gain.”READ MORE: read more

Higuain ‘arrested’ at airport trying to flee Italy amid coronavirus pandemic

first_imgGonzalo Higuain has been stopped from fleeing Italy as he tried to escape quarantine during the coronavirus pandemic, reports from the country have claimed.Advertisement But authorities prevented him from boarding despite him flashing paperwork of his own negative test for the deadly illness.Higuain, 32, is supposed to have been in a 14-day quarantine after two of his Juventus teammates were diagnosed with coronavirus.According to La Reppublica, via Football Italia, the player and his family then crossed over into Spain to fly to Argentina anyway.With all foreigners who are not residents of the South American nation banned from entering until April 1, flights to and from Italy have been cancelled.In addition, it is not known whether Juve are aware of Higuain’s movements while colleagues Daniele Rugani and Blaise Matuidi are put in isolation after testing positive for coronavirus.Centre-back Rugani, 25, was revealed to have caught it a week ago, meaning all who were in close contact with him must remain in a 14-day quarantine.Higuain reportedly tried to leave Italy with all flights to Argentina cancelledRead Also: Chelsea, PSG make contact with Juventus for €60m PjanicOn Tuesday, it was confirmed that Matuidi, 32, had also contracted coronavirus but did not have any symptoms.The number of Serie A players to have tested positive is now in double figures and includes Fiorentina’s Patrick Cutrone and German Pezzella.Over 35,000 cases of coronavirus have now been officially declared across Italy, with almost 3,000 deaths.FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail分享 The superstar striker is said to have attempted a getaway to Argentina on a private jet with his family. Loading… Promoted ContentThe Highest Paid Football Players In The WorldThe Very Last Bitcoin Will Be Mined Around 2140. Read MoreCan Playing Too Many Video Games Hurt Your Body?5 Of The World’s Most Unique Theme Parks9 Facts You Should Know Before Getting A Tattoo7 Of The Wealthiest Universities In The World7 Non-Obvious Things That Damage Your PhoneInsane 3D Spraying Skills Turn In Incredible Street Art10 Phones That Can Work For Weeks Without RechargingCouples Who Celebrated Their Union In A Unique, Unforgettable WayThis Guy Photoshopped Himself Into Celeb Pics And It’s HystericalBirds Enjoy Living In A Gallery Space Created For Themlast_img read more