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Parents to clamp down on the sexy child market.
The UK Government is setting up a governing body to assess and prevent over-sexualisation of children in marketing, advertising and product sales. Citing examples of children’s lap-dancing kits, playboy pencil cases and t-shirts in preteen sizes featuring the slogans such ‘future trophy wife’ it is claimed that children are being sexualised inappropriately for their age. (read more)