The sexualization of girls is pervasive and over so increasing problem and comes with a strong cost to girls. Virtually every media form studied provides ample evidence of the sexualization of women, including television, music videos, music lyrics, movies, magazines, sports media, video games, the Internet, and advertising. Zurbriggen, There are multiple examples of sexualization of young girls. For, example, large department stores sell thongs sized for girls as young as 7 years of age and the ever so popular Bratz dolls that are dressed in sexualized clothing. Many of the Bratz dolls are dressed in fishnet stockings, and miniskirts.
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That isn't something that children should ever have to contend with. But the popular culture seems increasingly accepting of the sexualization of children. The most common worries are that girls will learn to view themselves as sex objects, or that girls will develop anxieties when they fail to meet popular standards of beauty. Do media images of sexualized girls change the way we view children? Are people liable to judge children as more sophisticated than they really are? Are we more likely to believe that young girls are willing participants in sexual activity?
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Anwita Suryadewara. Anwita Suryadewara , Staff Writer February 13, TV shows and movies often sexualize girls to gain popularity and money. When a young girl is sexualized or objectified it can cause many long-term mental health concerns.
Please join StudyMode to read the full document. It is my opinion that these ads are constructed to make us see ourselves through a self conscious perspective thus, instilling in our minds that we need multiple improvements in order to be considered attractive by the opposite sex. The fact that women put aside comfort and practicality to serve a mans desires is abhorrent so I am going to discuss how and why overt sexuality is used in advertizing by sexist corporate executives.