Body Image

Clearinghouse Connector – July 2010

This edition of the Clearinghouse Connector profiles information resources that explore the issue of body image.

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Gender impact assessment: women and body image

Body image

Body image and risk taking behaviours

Body image and health

Body image and development

Very young children’s body image: bodies and minds under construction

Dieting, body weight, body image and self-esteem in young women: doctors' dilemmas

Sexualisation and body image

Corporate paedophilia: sexualisation of children in Australia

Report of the APA taskforce on the sexualisation of girls

Supersexualize me!: advertising and ‘the midriffs’

Body image and the sexualisation of women and girls


National voluntary industry code of conduct on body image

A proposed national strategy on body image

Victorian voluntary media code of conduct on body image


Sex, stereotypes and beauty

The Y’s Girl resource kit

Positive body image: a weight off my mind

Resources for planning no. 6: body image

Related websites

Better Health Channel

Eating Disorders Foundation of Victoria

Indigo Magazine

The Butterfly Foundation

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