In April 2014 Rashida Manjoo, United Nations Special Rapporteur on Violence against Women, said she was extremely concerned by the UK media’s “negative and over-sexualised media portrayals of women and girls”. This stuff is political.
So, you might want to contact your MP. Let them know you want them to tackle this important issue. Click this link to visit the website ‘Write to Them’ to find out who your representative is and send them an email direct from the site.
It may be that your MP needs encouragement to see gender equality in the media as a serious concern. No. Really. If you want to find out what your MPs voting record is on related issues, you can visit They Work for You.