Sexy girls: too much too soon?

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Resource Language: 
English
Translated Title: 
Des filles trop sexy, trop tôt?
Owning Org: 
Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
Media Type: 
Online
Author: 
Lyba Spring
Edition: 
Network Magazine
Publisher: 
CWHN
Publication Date: 
2013

Explores the issue of hypersexualization (also knowns as "sexualization") of young girls. Examines the evidence about hypersexualization's effects on girls and their sexual development. Discusses whether or not there is cause for alarm about marketing practices that target young girls with sexually suggestive images and products. Suggests how parents can deal with possible negative effects of these practices on their children.