Provocative images in clothing stores, on billboards and in TV ads assail Britain’s youth.(Carl de Souza/AFP/Getty Images)
Provocative images in clothing stores, on billboards and in TV ads assail Britain’s youth.
(Carl de Souza/AFP/Getty Images)

Report: British Children Bombarded With Sexual Imagery

June 7, 2011  •  From theTrumpet.com
Music videos, billboards, TV programs and advertisements mean that sex is everywhere, according to a government report.
 

“Sexualized imagery is now a mainstream part of children’s lives, forming the ‘wallpaper’ or backdrop to their everyday activities whether in public places through billboards and shop windows, or in the home through television and other media,” concluded a report commissioned by the UK government on the pressures children face to grow up too quickly.

The report by chief executive of the Mothers’ Union Reg Bailey published on June 6, titled “Letting Children Be Children: The Report of an Independent Review of the Commercialization and Sexualization of Childhood,” shows the great difficulties British parents face in protecting their children’s minds.

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