The American Psychological Association claim a generation of girls will suffer eating disorders, low self-esteem and depression as a result of marketing taking an unfair advantage of their need to conform.
The report blamed the marketing of products which sexualise children – mini skirts, plunging necklines and sequinned crop tops. The report specifically criticised Bratz dolls, which outsell Barbie dolls in Britain two to one and come in hot pants, fishnet stockings and feather boas.
I will defintiely track this. It seems too simple of a thesis to be true… – joi
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