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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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Sep 18 9 tweets 2 min read
Australian experts, academics, women’s safety organisations, child safeguarding agencies and prominent Australians have called on the Fed Gov to reverse its recent decision against implementing an age verification system to help protect children from exposure to p*rn 1/ In their letter to Communications Minister Michelle Rowland, the 43 signatories urge the Government to roll out a pilot program as soon as possible.   2/
Sep 1 6 tweets 2 min read
Why was a criminal enterprise allowed to provide advice to @eSafetyOffice on keeping kids safe online, ‘healthy sexual relationships’ and ‘consent’? 1/ Image Mindgeek is the parent company of global porn dispenser Pornhub. It has been exposed for monetising sexual crime - enabling, distributing and profiting from child abuse, rape, sex trafficking and image-based abuse 2/
Jan 30 9 tweets 4 min read
"Visual terror": Sheila Jeffreys on what the everyday sexualised, objectifying and porn-themed advertising portrayals of women mean for women 🧵 "Sexual harassment in the form of sexualised outdoor advertising and graffiti serves to mark the built environment as male and limits women’s rights to equal citizenship." Image
Dec 14, 2022 8 tweets 5 min read
Warning to parents: @Spotify is serving up porn to your kids.
Supporters contacted us with concerns about pornographic content on Spotify. We’ve done our own digging and this is what we’ve found… 🧵 @Spotify Despite @Spotify’s rules stating they “don’t allow sexually explicit content”, simply entering ‘porn’ or ‘sex’ into the search bar revealed titles 'Massive Boyfriend Pushes His Bon*r Inside You’, ‘Me getting Fu*k*d and creampied’ and ‘A hot night with a black brother big cock’ Image
Dec 12, 2022 9 tweets 18 min read
In 2017, @WestfieldAU told us they "heard" our objections to sex shop #HoneyBirdette's floor-to-ceiling, objectifying, porn themed Santa ads displayed in their family malls.

@ScentreGroup #corporatesocialresponsibility #childgrooming #corporatepaedophilia #sexualharassment This is @WestfieldAU's last displayed tweet - to OUR campaigners: 'we hear you', 'thanks', 'we'll keep sharing' your feedback..

But they haven't stopped hosting #HoneyBirdette's porn style shop window ads.

#corporatesocialresponsibility #corporatepaedophilia
Sep 22, 2022 16 tweets 3 min read
*Content warning* Men who choke female partners during sex have little understanding of risks, study finds 🧵 Sexual choking (or strangulation, as it is more appropriately described) can cause serious, long-term damage and even death even weeks or months later.
Aug 4, 2022 14 tweets 3 min read
Myth: Selling nudes on OnlyFans is “empowering” - a thread🧵 Many female content creators on OnlyFans report pressure to provide increasingly explicit content in order to keep subscribers – meaning they felt pressured and coerced into performing sex acts they did not want to do.
Aug 2, 2022 6 tweets 1 min read
Sexual assaults are on the rise, according to the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) in released figures last week… The stats show the number of police recorded victims of sexual assault increased by 13 per cent in 2021, with the exact figures coming to a frightening number of 31,118 sexual assaults in 2021.
Jun 23, 2022 10 tweets 16 min read
🧵New investigation into e-commerce giant We uncovered a huge range of child sex abuse dolls including replica toddler girls marketed for men's sexual purposes on @madeinchina_b2b
#madeinchinaDOTCOM #MICchildsexabusedolls #ecommerce #endsexploitation Image We found numerous listings for the replica female children designed with penetrable orifices for men's simulation of child rape. @madeinchina_b2b #madeinchina #MICchildsexabusedolls #ecommerce #EndSexploitation #CSAM #CEM #EndSexploitation #b2b #ecommerce Image
Jun 13, 2022 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… 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… "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:… ‘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:… 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.…
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?"… “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."… “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.”… 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:…
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:


#ESG #EtsyExploitation