Last week, we explored how the way that our society views Black girls as more mature and less innocent than their white peers may allow predators such as R. Kelly to exploit them. Research has shown that Black girls are viewed through a hypersexual lens — and as a result, are less likely to be believed when they report sexual assault. This begs the question: where exactly does this belief stem from, and how can we combat it?
Minnesota Prosecutor Charges Sexting Teenage Girl With Child Pornography
The Historical Roots of the Sexualization of Black Women and Girls
Introduction : Youth from low-income, urban backgrounds face significant challenges to maintaining a positive developmental trajectory. Dangerous neighborhoods and stressed relationships are common in these settings and threaten adaptation by weakening the natural assets that undergird resilience. African American girls in these contexts face specific, multiple risks, including gender stereotyping, violence, and sexual exploitation. The commercial sexual exploitation of children CSEC is a multibillion-dollar industry victimizing over 1 million children around the globe.
Exploitation of women in mass media
Information on what these terms mean, tips for where to turn, and links to the best resources for further information. The practice is not illegal when photos are shared between consenting adults, but when minors are involved, sexual-exploitation and child-pornography laws can come into play, so great care is needed in the handling of sexting cases involving people under However, although there have been some highly publicized cases, prosecution of minors for distribution of sexting photos has been relatively rare in the U.
Jump to navigation Skip navigation. A year-old Minnesota girl is fighting criminal charges that have the potential to destroy her future, including her ability to obtain housing, to enroll in college programs, and even to pursue some career paths. Her case does not involve harm to others.