uk retailer primark withdraws padded bikini bras for kids

by:INGOR SPORTSWEAR     2019-09-16
A major clothing retailer in the UK withdrew sales after a children\'s bathing suit was sold.
Page tabloids criticized the store for selling padded bras for seven people on a bikiniyear-olds.
Bikini has also angered children\'s advocates and senior candidates in Britain\'s upcoming national elections, saying it is another product that makes children sexy and encourages them to grow too fast.
\"It\'s a shame that it was put on the shelves in the first place,\" says Justin Roberts, founder of Mumsnet, a parenting site that has attracted a large number of outspoken viewers.
Still, she praised Wednesday\'s decision to remove her swimsuit from the shelves.
Primark, a popular discount chain, is not the first retailer to be criticized for providing padded bras for children under 10.
But the strong protests have prompted a growing number of companies to commit to support Mumsnet\'s \"make girls a girl\" campaign.
The popular online forum says the dress instilled the idea that sexy is the most important quality for girls and \"encourages a culture in which children are seen as sexually available \".
Primark announced the immediate withdrawal of the product and promised to donate any profits obtained from the product to the children\'s charity.
It added that the product line is \"relatively small in quantity \".
Retailers take action within hours of the front line
The sun page article condemns the product as \"paedo (pedophile)bikini\".
Politicians quickly joined the call.
\"It\'s totally shameful,\" Conservative leader David Cameron said of the bikini . \"
\"The country I want is not just the government (that)
Angry about the early commercialism and sexuality of our children, but companies should stop doing so and they should take some responsibility.
Primark declined to discuss the padding of the bikini, but a source familiar with the product said the extra fabric was designed to keep the girl humble and prevent any signs of breast development.
She asked for anonymity due to the sensitivity of the topic.
For a long time, there has been a global concern that products and images may encourage the sexual or direct sexual abuse of children.
Barbie dolls are often criticized for their unreal curves.
The teenage Disney star Miley Cyrus\'s bareheaded photo for Vanity Fair magazine was attacked for being too sexy, when she was 15. year-
Old Brooke Shields, who advertises Calvin Klein jeans, said: \"Do you want to know what I have to do with my Calvins? Nothing\".
The American Psychological Association raised concerns about other advertising activities in a 2007 report on girls\' sexuality, such as skechers\'s \"naughty and beautiful\" advertisement in 2004, which Christina Aguilera dressed up as braids, lollipop --
Licking girls
The association is also worried about the thong of seven people. to 10-year-
Young people with slogans such as \"blink of an eye.
\"If girls buy-
Or let the parents buy-
Products and costumes are designed to make them look attractive and sexy, and if they shape their identity with sexy celebrities who fill their cultural landscape, they are actually sexting themselves, the report said.
Researchers such as Penny Nichols of the Children\'s Association, a British charity, said their research shows that the commercial pressures of premature sex and unprincipled advertising have damaged children\'s health --being.
\"The evidence shows that adults feel that children are more materialistic than past generations, and that children themselves feel pressured to keep up with the latest trends,\" MS Nichols said . \".
\"We need a major change in which adults represent better values.
British government-
The February commissioned report on the humanization of young people called on retailers and parent groups to work together to develop guidelines suitable for different age groups. \"By over-
Psychologist Linda papasopoulos reports: \"highlighting their sexual orientation through fashion may make it harder for girls to evaluate themselves from other aspects of their identity . \".
Primark is owned by United UK food, has 138 stores in the UK, 38 Penneys stores in Ireland, and stores in Spain, Portugal, the Netherlands, Germany and Belgium.
The Penneys story in Ireland has nothing to do with the JC Penney store.
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