Lingerie, padded push up bras ,plunging necklines, pouty lips, and models under 12 years old. Although sexual expression has always been a part of many in their adolescent years, some say the fashion industry has taken it too far with several recent clothes campaigns featuring young girls. Many blame TV, music and Hollywood for leading this charge, and warn that this over-sexualization can lead to long term harm. Today we'll examine this trend, how dangerous it is and what can be done to change it.
Jeffrey Buchman - Professor in Advertising and Marketing Communications at the Fashion Institute of Technology
Diane Levin - Early childhood specialist at Wheelock College and author of So Sexy So Soon
Dr. Shari Miles-Cohen - Senior Director of the Women’s Programs Office at the American Psychological Association.