Media and Clothing Market Influence on Adolescent Girls: Warnings for Parents

 Once, slut was one of the most derogatory and insulting epithets that could be hurled at any woman...In today's world, however, both the term itself and the sexual promiscuity it signifies are embraced (Liebau, 2007). As young girls seek to assert their own identities, they are inclined to look to women they admire in pursuit of lifestyles to mimic. Confronted with ambiguous age boundaries and bombarded with popular cultural icons, a sexual pandemic is spreading as fashions trickle down into...
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