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A grassroots campaigning movement against the #objectification of women & #sexualisation of girls in #media, #advertising & popular culture.
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Jun 13 18 tweets 3 min read
The rise of sexual moaning in schools - a thread 🧵 Girls are increasingly reporting being subjected to sexual moaning by male classmates.

But sexual moaning by boys in class doesn’t just impact female students – it creates a hostile and unsafe environment for female teachers, too.
Dec 15, 2021 8 tweets 1 min read
“Porn is a disgrace”: Billie Eilish has spoken publicly about how she has been harmed by porn insider.com/billie-eilish-… In an interview on The Howard Stern Show, Billie Eilish revealed that she had first been exposed to porn at age 11, and became a regular consumer.
Dec 14, 2021 12 tweets 2 min read
Children offered game currency, cash, food deliveries and vouchers for naked images in disturbing new tactic, police warn

skynews.com.au/business/tech-… "Disturbingly, we also know offender networks routinely trade information about particular users of social media who are susceptible to incentives or coercion, which will lead to repeated contact requests from other predators." - Australian Federal Police Commander Hilda Sirec
Dec 13, 2021 6 tweets 2 min read
AFP has warned online child sex offenders are offering Australian children vouchers and cash for naked images

'Australian children as young as 10 are being offered cash and food vouchers in exchange for naked or sexually suggestive images.

Read more: 7news.com.au/news/australia… ‘On Monday, the Australian Federal Police lifted the lid on the new strategies used by online child sex offenders following increasing reports of children self-producing child exploitation material (CAM) for financial incentives.
Oct 1, 2021 11 tweets 4 min read
"We now know that Facebook routinely puts profit before kids' online safety" - @SenBlumenthal

'Facebook Grilled by Senators Over Its Effect on Children'

More via @nytimes:
nytimes.com/2021/09/30/tec… For over two years we've documented widespread predatory activity + sexualisation, harassment, grooming and exploitation of underage girls on Instagram, and called for changes to keep minors safe on the platform.

collectiveshout.org/facebook_insta…
Sep 30, 2021 7 tweets 2 min read
“New South Wales model of decriminalisation and deregulation of prostitution has failed to protect workers in the sex industry while empowering profiteers and criminals, so why is Victoria going down the same path?" spectator.com.au/2021/09/why-is… “A 2015 enquiry into the regulation of brothels in NSW found that drug use, abuse, organised crime and sex trafficking, including minors, remain substantial problems even under full decriminalisation."
Sep 29, 2021 6 tweets 2 min read
“The federal government is looking to bring on board multinational credit card company Mastercard as part of its move toward developing a digital identity and age verification system." canberratimes.com.au/story/7445505/… “Mastercard announced on Monday it has joined into a new partnership with the Digital Transformation Agency and is seeking accreditation to become a digital identity service provider."
Sep 28, 2021 6 tweets 2 min read
In a move described by the New York Times as a 'rare reversal', Facebook has paused development of its 13-years-and-under platform Instagram Youth. Announcement comes as Facebook faces global condemnation for failing to disclose research demonstrating Instagram’s harms to girls. From @nytimes:
‘Opposition to Facebook’s plans gained momentum this month when The [Wall Street] Journal @WSJ published articles based on leaked internal documents that showed Facebook knew about many of the harms it was causing.
Sep 21, 2021 14 tweets 6 min read
Hi @mosseri, we have questions for you:

Why haven’t you stopped the sexualisation, harassment and exploitation of girls by predatory men on @Instagram? Facebook says there’s ‘no place’ for child exploitation on its platforms - why do we see it DAILY? /1 For the past 2 years we have documented widespread predatory activity on Instagram. We have seen some changes to Instagram’s policies + new tools to “keep teens safe”. But girls - teen and even pre teen - are not safe. 2/
Aug 31, 2021 9 tweets 2 min read
“All of Prostasia’s goals and campaigns lead to the exact same conclusion: The total normalization and acceptance of pedophilia in wider society.” 4w.pub/prostasia-norm… In an expose of @ProstasiaInc, Anna Slatz @Slatzism writes, “Protecting children from exposure to sex abuse seems to not just be at the very bottom of Prostasia’s to-do list, it is almost antithetical to its entire existence.”
Aug 31, 2021 7 tweets 2 min read
In our 2-yr investigation, we've documented the widespread sexualisation, harassment + fetishisation of underage girls by men on Instagram, + the complicity of parents who photograph, share + sell the content. In a recent blog on the mainstreaming of child exploitation on Instagram, our colleague + Oxford based research scientist James Evans wrote:

'Parents and other adults are exploiting children to commercialise underage masturbation fodder.'

Read more: collectiveshout.org/mainstreaming_…
Aug 30, 2021 10 tweets 13 min read
Online global e-commerce platform @Etsy still has not responded to the petition calling on corporate heads to stop selling incest + child abuse themed merch.

So we got together with some of our global anti sexploitation partners to send a letter to #Etsy's major shareholders. We wrote to these @Etsy shareholders:

@Vanguard_Group
@blackrock
@TRowePrice
@StateStreetGA
@Fidelity
@Wellington_Mgmt
@ZweigDiMenna
@zkb_ch
@twosigma
@InvestDavenport
@GoldmanSachs
@CongressAsset
@NTInvest
@JHIAdvisors
#GeodeCapital

#ESG #EtsyExploitation
Aug 30, 2021 16 tweets 5 min read
*Content warning* Firsthand records of the physical damage to women in the sex trade.

Gynaecologist Liane Bissinger documented the wide range of serious physical impacts on the prostituted women she treated at her practice in Germany: prostitutionresearch.com/wp-content/upl… @DanielAndrewsMP Prostituted women, far more often than the general population, are diagnosed with STIs such as gonorrhea, chlamydia, trichomonads, genital warts, syphilis, hepatitis and HIV @DanielAndrewsMP
Mar 5, 2021 7 tweets 12 min read
.@Etsy CEO @jgsilverman wants to give lectures on leadership?

But he's failed to respond to a petition of 40k people calling on him to stop selling incest + child abuse themed merch

His company promotes idea that child abuse is sexy

That's not leadership - it's hyprocrisy .@etsy child sex abuse-themed merch with slogans like 'Daddy's deepthroat princess' is sold right next to matching daddy-daughter tees

What about #etys's mission to 'keep commerce human'?

@jgsilverman @fredwilson

#CSRfail #etsyCSAM #etsyhatesgirls #corporatepaedophilia
Feb 18, 2021 11 tweets 16 min read
'I really thought you would care more + act quickly to minimise harm to your name + protect what had been a wonderful, much loved brand.'

@anna_cordell's urgent message to @etsy to stop selling incest + child abuse themed merch

Read more >> collectiveshout.org/etsy_letter

@jgsilverman 'I had a portion of my business on @Etsy. I was proud to sell my handcrafted items on a platform I believed shared my value for humanity + community. Then I found out it was selling child sex abuse dolls + replica body parts.

@jgsilverman @fredwilson @Edithwcooper @peggysmyth
Dec 8, 2020 12 tweets 9 min read
'The Children of Pornhub: Why does Canada allow this company to profit off videos of exploitation and assault?'

Pulitzer-Prize-Winning @nytimes journalist @NickKristof exposes Pornhub >>

nytimes.com/2020/12/04/opi…

#Traffickinghub #ShutDownPornhub '..Pornhub attracts 3.5 billion visits a month, more than Netflix, Yahoo or Amazon. Pornhub rakes in money from almost three billion ad impressions a day. One ranking lists Pornhub as the 10th-most-visited website in the world.

#Traffickinghub #ShutDownPornhub
Dec 1, 2020 18 tweets 17 min read
Sex shop #HoneyBirdette’s @malechampions-led landlords have responded to our Crossed Off list with more spin - via @Mumbrellanews ⬇️

mumbrella.com.au/shopping-centr… We named @WestfieldAU @stockland @LendleaseGroup @vicinitycentres @Unisuper @ampCapital @dexus @mirvac @JLL @TheGPTGroup as corporates to steer clear of this Christmas for facilitating #sexualharassment by hosting #HoneyBirdette’s floor to ceiling pornified window displays.
Nov 29, 2020 6 tweets 6 min read
Man subjects ex to ‘18 mths of porn humiliation’

The Brisbane Magistrates Court heard that in 2019 Hassan uploaded a video of his ex-partner engaging in sexual activity to #Pornhub

#imagebasedabuse #traffickinghub #pornharms @esafety @LailaMickelwait

goldcoastbulletin.com.au/news/queenslan… “The victim asked Hassan, who was previously convicted of burning down his family home, to remove the video.

He did so but a few months later reposted it to #Pornhub.

The distraught woman again asked him to remove the video which he did, only to upload it on another occasion.”
Oct 17, 2020 5 tweets 5 min read
Hey @diggersndealers -

The Exchange Hotel is using your name in its porn-themed sexual entertainment promo.

Do you endorse this?

#sexism #genderequality #sexualharassment #diggersndealers Reflecting on prevailing #sexism and gender inequality in the resources sector at #diggersndealers forum, @FortescueNews FMG CFO Elizabeth Gaines spoke out against having work gatherings at skimpy bars:

‘I don't know of many women who want to walk into that environment.’
Oct 16, 2020 5 tweets 8 min read
Hey Steve McCann @LendleaseGroup,

You’re a @malechampions.

Have you read this great report on disrupting #sexualharassment in the workplace? Why is @LendleaseGroup fuelling sexism + aiding workplace #sexualharassment by allowing sex shop #HoneyBirdette’s porn-themed window displays in its shopping centres?

Images like this one-a headless women in transparent underwear which reveal bare genitals.

@malechampions
Oct 15, 2020 8 tweets 5 min read
Thank you @malechampions for your significant and important report addressing sexual harassment in the workplace. #sexualharassment #workplacesafety