How ‘Love Island’ Puts Teenage Girls at Risk

In an interview earlier this month, the stars of BBC drama series, Age Before Beauty, criticised programs such as Love island for promoting unrealistic beauty expectations and plastic surgery among younger people. One of the stars of the show, Lisa Riley, expressed concerns that reality TV risked being "treacherous" to young people over body image. [...]

TV Advertisers Should Have Mental Health Duty of Care

Broadcast advertisers should be subject to a new duty of care to protect young people’s mental health, NHS leaders have said. The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) is being urged to clamp down on advertisements which fuel body insecurity among teenagers. Senior health officials are demanding a meeting with the organisation’s chief executive to discuss concerns that too [...]

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