Pope Francis delivered a powerful homily at morning Mass at his residence in Rome in which he condemned the exploitation of women and reminded men that without women, they cannot be the image and likeness of God.
International outrage is growing over photos taken of a catwalk in China where girls as young as five were modeling sexy lingerie.
A newly published study by researchers at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln has found that while our brains process the image of a man as a whole person, it perceives women as an assemblage of parts, which could explain why women are so often the subject of sexual objectification.
A new national campaign has been launched to counter the adverse effects of the media’s depiction of women as sex objects which has contributed to a startling new statistic – 80 percent of 10 year-old gilrs have, at some point in their lives, gone on at least one diet.
Commentary by Susan Brinkmann, OCDS
Hooters was once the only restaurant in town that lured customers by using scantily dressed waitresses, but a new surge in the number of similar “breastaraunts” across the country is raising concerns about the harm being done to both women and children who are exposed to this blatant objectification of women.