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France moves to ban child beauty pageants

Parliament in France has moved to ban child beauty pageants on the grounds that they promote the "hyper-sexualisation" of minors. The Senate adopted the bill by 196 votes to 146 on Tuesday evening. It must now be passed by the National Assembly, before becoming law. Organisers of such pageants may face a jail term of [...]

Child Beauty Pageants in WA

So the WA pageant has come and gone, but not without a trail of debris left in its wake.  I was greatly alarmed at the news that this pageant also included a swimwear category. Not because I am averse to children wearing swimmers, but because I am completely opposed to children being judged on their [...]

By |2012-11-13T00:35:10+11:00November 13th, 2012|Categories: Society & Culture|Tags: , , , , |1 Comment

Protect our kids: Say No to child beauty pageants in Australia

Child beauty pageant company Universal Royalty Beauty Pageant is planning to hold a 'Child Beauty Pageant' in Melbourne, Australia, in July. Many psychologists and child development authorities agree that child beauty pageants are not in the best interest of healthy child development. A study conducted by Anna Wonderlich (2005) in the Journal of Treatment [...]