Media Influence Education and Sex Trafficking Prevention are closely linked:
- Oversexualization of models ages 8-17;
- Violence against women in movies, TV and songs;
- Glorification of pimps in pop culture;
- Hypersexual singers and actresses who girls look up to as role models.
Here’s a great article by Holly Austin Smith (Washington Times) further explaining the link between sex trafficking and media influence: http://communities.washingtontimes.com/neighborhood/speaking-out/2012/jun/19/importance-media-literacy-preventing-child-sex-tra/#ixzz2RB2NYTpR
Wanna learn more?
Watch this 8-minute MissRepresentation video about women in the media: