Screen-Free Week, Growing up in a Pornified Culture, & New Victory in the Movement!

screen free week

Join us for “SCREEN-FREE WEEK”, MAY 4-10th

Together with Power of Moms, we’re joining thousands of schools, libraries, organizations, and community groups in a coordinated effort to take a break with our kids from all recreational computer, cell phones, mp3 players, iPads, and other hand-held devices. Let’s turn OFF recreational screen time in our lives while really turning ON the world around us!

Screen-Free-Week lives can be more full of interactive fun and creative, active play and a little less infused with screen time. Screen-Free Week is brought to us by the Campaign for a Commercial-Free Childhood (CCFC). TAKE THE PLEDGE TO JOIN HERE.

TEDTalk: “Growing up in a Pornified Culture”
*WARNING: Strong Language and Imagery; possible TRIGGERS*

 Dr. Gail Dines, Professor of Sociology and Women’s Studies Chair, American Studies, Wheelock College, Boston, MA discusses:

  • What it means to  grow up in a pornified culture
  • What it means to live in a society where you are surrounded by images of hypersexualized, pornified women
  • How media and pop culture are shaped by rampant pornographic images

VICTORY: Abercombie & Fitch Changes Policies!

Abercrombie

Recently, Abercrombie & Fitch announced that by the end of July, there will no longer be sexualized marketing used in marketing materials, including in-store photos, gift cards and shopping bags!

We have gone after Abercrombie & Fitch many times in the past and rare thrilled with this announced change to discontinue sexual exploitation as a way to make profits. This is a victory for the movement!

The Numbers

300+

NCOSE leads the Coalition to End Sexual Exploitation with over 300 member organizations.

100+

The National Center on Sexual Exploitation has had over 100 policy victories since 2010. Each victory promotes human dignity above exploitation.

93

NCOSE’s activism campaigns and victories have made headlines around the globe. Averaging 93 mentions per week by media outlets and shows such as Today, CNN, The New York Times, BBC News, USA Today, Fox News and more.

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